Frisco ISD Superintendent Search

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Superintendent Posting

The Board of Trustees of the Frisco Independent School District with the assistance of N2Learning is conducting a confidential search seeking outstanding candidates for the position of Superintendent of Schools.

Interested individuals are asked to submit a Letter of Interest, Current Resume that includes names and telephone numbers of references, and a Copy of Texas Superintendent’s Certification to:

  • Keith Sockwell
  • N2Learning
  • 6860 North Dallas Parkway
  • Suite 200
  • Plano, TX 75024

Deadline for submission of Letter of Interest, Resume and copy of Superintendent’s Certification is Nov. 6, 2012.

Profile and Attributes of the New Superintendent

Profile of the new leader for Frisco ISD

The new superintendent of Frisco ISD will be a servant leader who inspires others to join in exciting, innovative work to positively impact the lives of children and the community, as a whole.

Attributes and background of the new leader of Frisco ISD

Frisco ISD is a leader in collaborating with other districts in transforming teaching and learning to prepare our students to create their own future. The Board of Trustees of Frisco ISD seeks a new leader to continue and expand the tradition and culture of excellence in its nationally recognized, fast-growth district. The attributes and experiences of the new superintendent may include, but not be limited to:

  • Leadership Style
    • Collaborative/delegator, but decisive when needed
    • Good communicator
    • Servant leader
    • Data-driven, analytical
  • Professional Preparation/Experience
    • Walked in shoes of staff
    • Constantly self-improving/growing
    • Doctorate or in progress toward doctorate
    • Experience in fast-growing district
    • Embraces small school philosophy
  • Community Engagement Experience
    • Networker – expertise in building relationships
    • Embraces community visibility
    • Trust builder
    • Engages Educational Foundation
  • Business Expertise
    • Expertise in bond programming/elections
    • Develop community partnerships/resources
  • Legislative Experience
    • Experience/leadership at state level of professional organizations
    • Engagement with legislative initiatives on state level
    • Outspoken advocate for public education
  • Other Attributes
    • Approachable
    • Humble
    • Admirable

Board of Trustees expectations for the new leader of Frisco ISD

The Board of Trustees of Frisco ISD seeks candidates who desire to be a leader in the greater Frisco ISD community, which would include, but not be limited to:

  • View the position of superintendent of Frisco ISD as a professional destination, rather than a stepping stone to other positions
  • Is a proponent and/or embraces the small school philosophy of Frisco ISD
  • Fosters growth and succession planning within the ranks of district leadership
  • Embraces the collaborative relationships and visibility that accompanies the role as a leader in the community