SD2 searches for new superintendent - KULR8.com | News, Weather & Sports in Billings, Montana

SD2 searches for new superintendent

Posted: Updated:

School District 2 is searching for a new superintendent after current Superintendent Terry Bouck announced his retirement this past fall.

The school board met with consultants from the Hazard, Young, Attea and Associates (HYA) in January to conduct a leadership profile assessment.

Through the assessment, as well as input received from parents, students, staff and other constituents, the board put together a list of criteria for SD2's next superintendent.

The criteria are listed below:

An individual who models and reflects:

• Ability to communicate and listen well, is accessible and accountable, possessing integrity; • High expectations for self and others;

• Risk taking that includes innovative strategies to enhance student learning;

• Transparency and will seek to make stakeholders a part of the decision making process.

A leader who has demonstrated the ability to:

• Be visible in the school community and the community at large, participating actively in activities and events;

• Engage all stakeholder groups in collaborative dialogue regarding improvement efforts and works to create meaningful partnerships with educators, parents, community groups, business interests and political leaders;

• Plan, implement and evaluate the efficacy of District instructional programs maintaining current outstanding programs such as dual credit, GATE, advanced placement, and trio programs, while continuing to seek improvement;

• Utilize limited resources in a fiscally astute manner aligned with meeting student needs and the long-term financial health of the District;

• Value the contributions of educators and strives to support and develop a highly knowledgeable, professional staff;

• Work with the Board to maintain and implement sound boardsmanship practices and establish accountability at all levels.

The superintendent shall have:

• Experience in a larger K-12 District

• A proven record of a commitment to positive working relationships with all employee groups, leading

• Vision for educational excellence and be well grounded as an instructional leader

• Demonstrated dedication to ensuring that all students (including special education) receive the resources, opportunities and supports needed to be successful;

• Strong fiscal and budget management skills;

• Successfully closed the achievement gap while maintaining excellence for students and experience working with students and families who come from varying cultural, linguistic and economic backgrounds, including students of poverty.

  • LocalMore>>

  • Laurel school resource officer resigns after "inappropriate" texts, sexual contact with student

    Laurel school resource officer resigns after "inappropriate" texts, sexual contact with student

    Wednesday, October 17 2018 1:17 PM EDT2018-10-17 17:17:14 GMT

    A Laurel High School resource officer resigns after an internal investigation by the city reveals he was exchanging "flirtatious and inappropriate" text messages with a 16-year-old student at the close of the 2017 school year. 

    A Laurel High School resource officer resigns after an internal investigation by the city reveals he was exchanging "flirtatious and inappropriate" text messages with a 16-year-old student at the close of the 2017 school year. 

  • Miles City Unified School District denies any allegations of knowledge in sex abuse case

    Miles City Unified School District denies any allegations of knowledge in sex abuse case

    Wednesday, October 17 2018 12:49 AM EDT2018-10-17 04:49:19 GMT

    New developments regarding the case against former Custer County High School trainer, accused of sexually abusing more than 100 boys in a civil suit filed September 21st.

    New developments regarding the case against former Custer County High School trainer, accused of sexually abusing more than 100 boys in a civil suit filed September 21st.

  • NILE Trade Show in Billings through Saturday

    NILE Trade Show in Billings through Saturday

    Tuesday, October 16 2018 8:18 PM EDT2018-10-17 00:18:30 GMT
    The NILE is in town and with that comes the rodeo, agriculture shows, learning, and the trade show.  The NILE trade show is home to everything from clothes to farming equipment and even animals and you can come check it out all the way through Saturday at 5 pm.  Vendors come from all over to showcase the newest and greatest products for ranching and farming.  This is not only a good place for the agriculture community to come together but a place for others to learn as ...
    The NILE is in town and with that comes the rodeo, agriculture shows, learning, and the trade show.  The NILE trade show is home to everything from clothes to farming equipment and even animals and you can come check it out all the way through Saturday at 5 pm.  Vendors come from all over to showcase the newest and greatest products for ranching and farming.  This is not only a good place for the agriculture community to come together but a place for others to learn as ...
  • MontanaMore>>

  • Laurel school resource officer resigns after "inappropriate" texts, sexual contact with student

    Laurel school resource officer resigns after "inappropriate" texts, sexual contact with student

    Wednesday, October 17 2018 1:17 PM EDT2018-10-17 17:17:14 GMT

    A Laurel High School resource officer resigns after an internal investigation by the city reveals he was exchanging "flirtatious and inappropriate" text messages with a 16-year-old student at the close of the 2017 school year. 

    A Laurel High School resource officer resigns after an internal investigation by the city reveals he was exchanging "flirtatious and inappropriate" text messages with a 16-year-old student at the close of the 2017 school year. 

  • YWCA Missoula fights family homelessness

    Wednesday, October 17 2018 6:30 AM EDT2018-10-17 10:30:13 GMT

    Family homelessness is a big issue in Montana, but it’s not always a visible one. One Missoula organization is trying to create more options for homeless families in need. 

    Family homelessness is a big issue in Montana, but it’s not always a visible one. One Missoula organization is trying to create more options for homeless families in need. 

  • Project Safe Neighborhoods working to lower Yellowstone County crime rate

    Project Safe Neighborhoods working to lower Yellowstone County crime rate

    Tuesday, October 16 2018 8:04 PM EDT2018-10-17 00:04:21 GMT

    A national program is working to make neighborhoods safer everywhere and since being introduced in Yellowstone County earlier this year and it seems to be working.  Project Safe Neighborhoods looks at areas of Montana with high crime rates.  Now six months in law enforcement believes that crime rates are decreasing.  The initiative is seeing a number of alleged criminals being arrested with guns and drugs seized.  According to the FBI violent crimes in Montana incr...

    A national program is working to make neighborhoods safer everywhere and since being introduced in Yellowstone County earlier this year and it seems to be working.  Project Safe Neighborhoods looks at areas of Montana with high crime rates.  Now six months in law enforcement believes that crime rates are decreasing.  The initiative is seeing a number of alleged criminals being arrested with guns and drugs seized.  According to the FBI violent crimes in Montana incr...

  • Most Popular