On Thursday, December 9, 2020, the Newton South PTSO hosted a Q&A session on the Newton South Principal Search Process with Superintendent David Fleishman and Toby Romer, Assistant Superintendent of Secondary Education and Special Programs. Click to view the meeting to learn about the process and timeline.
The Selection Advisory Committee (SAC) will include 2 parents from Newton South High School who will participate in the interviews of candidates in February 2021. In addition, open meetings with Newton South parents and students will be held with the finalist in March 2021. The SAC serves the role of an advisory group to the Superintendent, who will make the final selection from the finalists at the end of March.
Parent representatives on SAC must be able to commit to attending the following meetings listed below, and possible additional SAC meetings, if needed.
- Feb 4, 2021 from 3-4pm SAC meeting via Zoom.
- Feb 23 and Feb 24, 2021 for Candidate interviews (Live and Zoom)
The open meetings in March with the finalist will provide another opportunity for more parents and students to be involved in the process. Our community will also be able to provide input via surveys on the candidate’s skills. More details as we get closer to that timeframe.
This is an excellent opportunity for parents and students to be part of the process of selecting new leadership for our school. Newton South is a diverse community of students, faculty and parents from all cultures, backgrounds, gender and color. Parents interested in being a candidate for the SAC should email May Chiu by January 8, 2021. Please include a brief statement in your email of your background and experience at Newton South. Thank you.
May Chiu, co-President
Newton South High School
Parent Teacher Student Organization (PTSO)