The community survey was open until January 22, 2021. To read about the results of the survey, please read this article from the Sartell Newsleader: Superintendent search finds agreement on schools' strength, challenges.
Excerpt from January 2021 Letter from Sartell-St. Stephen ISD 748 School Board
The Sartell-St. Stephen School District 748 Board of Education has contracted with School Exec Connect, a superintendent search firm, to assist with the search for a new superintendent. Board members want you to be informed of the process that we will be following as we conduct the search for a new superintendent. Additionally, we hope that you will give your input to assist us in making the best selection possible.
To begin the process, the School Exec Connect consultants, Dr. Kenneth (Ken) Dragseth and Mr. Robert (Bob) Ostlund will meet virtually with board members, school staff, parents, students, and community members individually and in focus groups in the next couple of weeks to determine the challenges, strengths, goals of our district and what characteristics or skills you would like to see in a superintendent. Additionally, our staff and community members will have the opportunity to give confidential written feedback to the consultants via our website linked to a questionnaire in Survey Monkey.
Using this information, we will develop a profile of the desired skills and characteristics in the next superintendent.