Representatives from the firm hired to find a new Katonah-Lewisboro schools superintendent gave an overview of the search, which will involve a mix of confidentiality for candidates and public events.
The representatives, John Chambers and Deborah Raizes, are from Hazard, Young, Attea Associates. Chambers, whose resume includes having served as superintendent for the Bronxville and Byram Hills school districts, also brought up his 10 years of serving as a John Jay High school principal. Raizes’ resume includes having served as as a Scarsdale school board member, including time as president.
Raizes and Chambers, who gave a presentation at the school board’s Sept. 15 meeting, outlined the superintendent-search process.
Public participation will include a series of focus groups, which will be held on Sept. 29, Sept. 30, Oct. 3 and Oct. 7. The first focus group is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. at the high school library, while the second is set for 10 a.m. at the high school auditorium. Additionally, an online survey has been posted and will run until Oct. 3.