* 1. Please, select all that apply to you.

* 2. If you currently have children attending the Toltec School District schools, please indicate the grade level(s).

* 3. Please, select the FIVE (5) most significant strengths of the Toltec School District schools.

  Strength 1 Strength 2 Strength 3 Strength 4 Strength 5
Supportive community
Excellent teachers and staff
Size of system
Student achievement
Location of system
Available resources
Good school facilities
Supportive parents
Quality of life
Reputation of system

* 4. Please, select FIVE (5) most important areas of skill or expertise that the next superintendent should possess (you should only check five bullets in this section).

  First Second Third Fourth Fifth
Academic standards/student assessment
Communication with parents and community
Curriculum development and instruction
Defining system goals
Digital learning
Educational leadership
Facilities management/building construction
Fiscal management and budgeting
Interpersonal and public relation skills
Managing a diverse staff and student body
Organizational leadership
Professional development
School-based technology
Staff evaluation
Staff relations

* 5. Please, rate the following experience and qualifications according to their importance (you should check one for each row).

  Mandatory Important but not mandatory Less important Not important
Doctorate or terminal degree
Experience as a superintendent with a proven record of success
Experience as a superintendent in a similar system
Experience as a principal
Experience as an assistant principal
Experience as a classroom teacher
Experience in finance, budgets, and acquiring outside funding
Experience in human resources
Experience in instruction and curriculum development
Experience in facility management
Experience in educational technology
Experience in a similar system
Experience in Arizona education
Other leadership experience (e.g., military, business)

* 6. Please, select from the list below the FIVE (5) most important traits you would like the next superintendent to exhibit (check only five items in this section).

  First Second Third Fourth Fifth
Commitment to high student achievement
Commitment to technology
Commitment to the community
Confidence
Enthusiasm
Integrity
Change agent
Risk taker
Negotiator
Mediator
Visionary
Values employees
Motivator
Proactive

* 7. Please, rate the following characteristics according to their importance (check one rating for each item).

  Mandatory Important but not mandatory Less important Not important
Ability to build consensus and commitment among individuals and groups with emphasis on parental involvement
Ability to develop and maintain a mutually beneficial relationship between the business community and the school system
Able to work with legislators
Commitment to community visibility with high interest in a broad range of community groups and organizations
Inspires and motivates others in order to meet or exceed Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) annual yearly progress requirements
Inspires trust, has high levels of self-confidence and optimism, and models high standards of integrity and personal performance
Possesses excellent people skills and can present a positive image of the system
Ability to develop and communicate a vision of quality education for future to the board, staff, and community
Demonstrated ability to work with the media
Effective communication skills, including speaking, listening, and writing
Ability to secure and promote positive student behavior conducive to student achievement/learning climate
Commitment to the importance of both the academic and activity programs
Demonstrated ability to enhance student performance, especially in identifying and closing or narrowing the gaps in student achievement
Demonstrated ability to integrate instructional and administrative technology
Knowledge of emerging research and best practice in the area of curriculum/instructional design and practice
Ability to delegate authority appropriately while maintaining accountability
Ability to develop both short and long-range system goals
Ability to identify and select building and central office administrators who are capable of advancing the system vision
Ability to lead a large organization dedicated to goals of continuous improvement
Experience in the management of system resources and knowledge of sound fiscal procedures
Possesses the leadership skills required to respond to the challenges presented by a diverse community
Recommendations and decisions are data-driven
Skilled leadership in the planning, implementation, and assessment of relevant professional development for all staff members
Strongly committed to a "student first" philosophy in all decisions
Successful experience in sound management practices, including appropriate participation of others in planning and decision-making
Successful experience in the selection and implementation of educational priorities consistent with the interests and needs of students, staff, board, and community
Willing to listen to input, but can make tough decisions when necessary

* 8. The Toltec School District Board expressly requests and welcomes all additional comments. If you have anything that you would like to add related to the board's search for a new superintendent, please provide in the space provided.

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