Forest Lake Area Schools

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School Board - Superintendent Search Process

Superintendent Linda Madsen has announced her retirement effective at the end of this school year. The Forest Lake Area School Board has undertaken the process of finding a new superintendent.

That process has begun, and the school board has selected the Minnesota School Board Association (MSBA) to undertake the search process. That decision took place at the board's Jan. 19 special meeting.

Click here to see a copy of the proposal submitted by the MSBA, and accepted by the school board.


Superintendent Search Process

On Tuesday, April 11, 2017, the School Board selected three finalists to return for a second interview for the school district’s superintendent position. The finalists are:
  • John-Paul Jacobson, Principal, Century Junior High School, Forest Lake Area Schools
  • Steven Massey, Principal, Forest Lake Area Senior High School
  • Gregory Winter, Director of Teaching & Learning, Cambridge-Isanti Schools
The School Board has scheduled interviews for the finalists beginning at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 19, 2017, in the Board Room in the District Office, Forest Lake. 

All interviews are open to the public.
 
Below is the anticipated timeline for the overall search process.
 
 
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