The Search for a Superintendent

  • Dr. John Thein is currently serving as the interim superintendent of Saint Paul Public Schools (SPPS). In July, he replaced Valeria S. Silva -- who served as superintendent for the last seven years of her 30-year career in the district. 

    The Board of Education is conducting a nationwide search for a new leader.


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    VIDEO

    View videos of recent public meetings related to the superintendent search.

  • survey

    SURVEY

    All surveys are now closed. The feedback will help the Board choose the right finalists and, ultimately, the next superintendent.

  • FEEDBACK RESULTS

    FEEDBACK RESULTS

    Saint Paul Public Schools has completed its first phase of gathering community feedback. Review the results from multiple community meetings and a recent survey.

  • CommunityMeetings

    COMMUNITY MEETINGS

    Four community meetings were held in December and January to gather feedback. Results from those meetings are available here.

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    SEARCH FIRM

    The Board of Education has hired Ray and Associates Inc. to conduct the search for a new superintendent.

  • Timeline

    TIMELINE

    The process to search for a new superintendent began on Oct. 18, 2016 and is expected to continue through June 30, 2017.

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    DESIGN TEAM

    The design team is a small committee of people who represent a wide variety of stakeholders. They have created a community engagement plan to gather as much input as possible.

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