The Osseo School Board invites students, staff, parents/guardians, and community members to attend a community meeting to provide input regarding the qualities that are most important for a new superintendent.

Your input will be used in two ways:

  • To identify the top qualities stakeholders are looking for in a new superintendent to assist in the recruitment of candidates; this information will help the search firm recruit candidates.
  • To inform the School Board’s decision making as it selects a new superintendent.

At the community meetings, participants will discuss four key questions in small group conversations. Their perspectives will be documented and shared with the larger group, then  subsequently shared with the school board and search firm. The four key questions are:

  1. What qualities of a superintendent are most important to you?
  1. What types of experience do you think are most important for the new superintendent to bring to Osseo Area Schools?
  1. What are your greatest concerns about education in Osseo Area Schools and why?
  1. What do you think is working well in Osseo Area Schools?

Free childcare for ages 4-12 will be provided for those who reserve it in advance (subject to staff availability). Call 763-391-7114 by the deadline noted for each meeting.

Dates/locations/childcare reservation deadlines

Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018 
Park Center Senior High cafeteria
7300 Brooklyn Boulevard, Brooklyn Park
Check in at 6:30 p.m.; Meeting 7–8:30 p.m.
The deadline to reserve child care was Jan 3.

Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018 
Maple Grove Senior High cafeteria
9800 Fernbrook Ln, Maple Grove
Check in at 6:30 p.m.; Meeting 7–8:30 p.m.
To reserve child care (ages 4-12), call 763-391-7114 by 4 p.m., Jan. 11

Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018 
Osseo Senior High cafeteria
317 2nd Ave NW, Osseo
Check in at 6:30 p.m.; Meeting 7–8:30 p.m.
To reserve child care (ages 4-12), call 763-391-7114 by 4 p.m., Jan. 17

Can’t attend one of the meetings?

Share your input via an online survey that asks you to choose 10 (out of a list of 30) most desirable qualities of a new superintendent.

You can also share your thoughts about the superintendent search by emailing welisten@district279.org. All of the messages will be shared with the school board.