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Superintendent Search

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About the Search

Following the upcoming retirement of Dr. D. Dusty Blakey in July 2024, the Kennett Consolidated School District (KCSD) is seeking an educational and community leader to be its next Superintendent of Schools.

The search is being led by KCSD's Board of School Directors and facilitated by the Chester County Intermediate Unit (CCIU). For more information or for a description of the role, visit the CCIU's website.

Search Timeline

  • March 15, 2024: Job posting opens.
  • Early April: Focus Groups; Surveys
  • April 12, 2024: Job posting closes; Application review.
  • April 15-May 15: Candidate screening and interviews; Selection process.
  • Late May: Board Approval/Announcement of the new Superintendent.

Community Input Opportunities

The CCIU will be facilitating multiple opportunities for families, staff, students and the community to provide input during the superintendent search process, including: community forums, surveys and focus groups. Specific details on dates, times and how to participate in each opportunity will be posted here in the near future.

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