As the prepares to interview candidates for during a closed session on Saturday, Aug. 11, administrators also continue another search—for a new district business manager.
The seat remains vacant after
District Superintendent Steve Stein and board members are currently conducting a search for a fulltime replacement for Hendrick. They hope to fill the role by September.
“We haven't had any interviews yet, the board is still looking through applications,” Stein said. “We haven't been overwhelmed by [the number of] applications, but we've gotten quite a few.”
Stein said that the job opening was posted on the Illinois Association of School Administrators website, however he was unsure if it was posted on the District's site. He added that since it is so late in the summer, finding the exact candidate to fill the role could be tricky.
“As you get deeper in the summer, it's hard to find people with those qualifications,” Stein said.
Stein said he was confident that the District will find the right person for the job and was hopeful they would be in place by the second Board of Education meeting in September.
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