Superintendent Search

Superintendent Search Information

On February 14, 2023 current Superintendent Melissa Thompson tendered her resignation, which was approved by the Board on February 23, 2023.

The Swallow School District has hired McPherson & Jacobson, LLC to assist with the search process and appointed an Ad Hoc Transition Committee

Ad Hoc Committee meeting agendas and minutes can be found on the Board of Education, Agendas & Minutes page.

The Board of Education is seeking a highly qualified and fully certified Superintendent. The Board wishes to have the successful candidate assume the responsibilities of the position July 1, 2023.  More about the Swallow School District is HERE and the job is cross-posted on:

The Search Timeline is as follows:

  • Closing date for applications: May 7, 2023 (11:30 p.m. central time)
  • Board of Education selects finalists to interview: May 22-24, 2023
  • Finalist interviews with the Board of Education: June 5-6, 2023
  • Selection of new Superintendent: early June 2023
  • Start date: July 1, 2023

The next step in the process is to engage all stakeholders by gathering input on what skills and dispositions are needed in the ideal candidate by completing this online survey.
The survey will open on April 25, 2023
The survey will close on April 27, 2023
Learn more HERE. 

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