The Montgomery County Board of Education is pleased to announce the national search for the next superintendent of schools for Montgomery County Public Schools, who will begin serving on July 1, 2022.

Leadership Profile Assessment

At its Special Board Meeting on November 18, 2021, consultant firm Hazard, Young, Attea & Associates (HYA) presented the findings of its Leadership Profile Assessment conducted in October and November 2021. HYA based its report on the various forms of community engagement and interviews conducted to obtain input to assist the Board of Education in determining the primary characteristics desired in the new superintendent.

Watch the HYA presentation

Read the Leadership Profile Report


Working in partnership with the search firm of Hazard, Young, Attea and Associates (HYA), the Board is committed to hiring the best person to lead our school system as we prepare students for success in college and career. The search will be guided by the Board’s core values, strategic priorities, and desired characteristics gathered this year from input by stakeholders in Montgomery County. The Board will be gathering input from the community on the critical characteristics of the next superintendent in a number of ways. There is a survey, virtual town halls, interviews, and focus groups with a broad spectrum of community leaders. All of the information gathered will inform the selection of the next superintendent.

Job Listing for Superintendent Position

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(Note – This anticipated timeline is subject to change.)


*In addition to the Community Forums and Superintendent Search Survey, HYA Consultants hosted focus groups. Stakeholders have been invited to meet with HYA Consultants and share their input on qualities they value in a superintendent.

Virtual Forums

The Board invites you to participate in a virtual town hall to share your thoughts on what characteristics are essential for the next superintendent.

Focus Questions
  1. What are the strengths of the district and the greater community that will attract new leaders?
  2. What are the challenges the next leader will face?
  3. What are the personal and professional characteristics you would like to see in the district’s next superintendent?
  4. Is there anyone you know who possesses the desired characteristics needed to be the next superintendent?

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  • Saturday, October 30, 2021, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon

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  • Thursday, November 4, 2021, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.

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  • Wednesday, November 10, 2021, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.

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    Meeting ID: 892 6574 1902
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