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District 186 Makes Progress in Superintendent Search
District 186 Makes Progress in Superintendent Search

37 candidates have applied to be the new Springfield school superintendent.

Dr. Kent Johansen of the search firm hired to find candidates, School Exec Connect, says they’ll thoroughly vet candidates as they whittle the list from 37 to six. He describes the “three deep reference check”:

“They list three or four references on their application. Then we will call Reference One and ask Reference One to give us another reference for Candidate A.”

The six candidates will be selected by the middle of November, and a final decision on a candidate could be made by December 12th.