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Consultants propose superintendent search timeline

With the announced retirement of current superintendent, Dr. Timothy Yeomans in August 2020, the Puyallup School District Board of Directors has begun the process of selecting a new district leader with the help of Northwest Leadership Associates.

Wayne Robertson, Kathy Yang, Maddie NamesAt a school board study session on Friday, May 24, Northwest Leadership Associates consultants Wayne Robertson and Mark Venn presented a proposed timeline for the process.

Beginning September 9, 2019, a link to a leadership profile survey will be posted on the school district website. The timeline concludes with a decision to be made at the regularly scheduled meeting of the PSD Board of Directors on Monday, February 3, 2020.

The superintendent search process will include several opportunities for stakeholders to participate. Parents, staff, students, and community members will all find ways to be engaged and will be encouraged to provide commentary and suggestions.

“We are going to expect that engagement opportunities will be wide and deep as part of this process,” said Board President Chris Ihrig. “This is a conversation for all of us.”Mark Venn, Michael Keaton

The new Puyallup School District superintendent will begin work on July 1, 2020.

Mark Venn, Michael Keaton
Mark Venn, Michael Keaton