The Upper Perkiomen School District, coordinated by the Montgomery County Intermediate Unit, has begun the interview process for the Superintendent of Schools. The district is seeking a dynamic, collaborative, relationship-oriented individual with integrity, visionary leadership, superior communication skills, and outstanding, transparent administrative ability to lead a diverse district of approximately 3,380 students. The desired candidate must possess experience in achieving high academic performance, creating academic equity, and sound school finance and business management; excellent verbal and written communication and leadership skills; experience with development and implementation of curriculum; knowledge of educational and technological best practices; and success in community engagement and involvement.
The Board received and reviewed 25 applications for the position. Eight candidates were selected for first round interviews.
Input on important leadership qualities was solicited from the staff and community via a public survey posted on the district's website and social media platforms throughout the month of January. The results of the 228 total survey responses are shown below: