1. Input on Selection of New Superintendent for St. Lucie County School District

The St. Lucie County School Board is seeking input from parents, students, staff, and members of the public on the characteristics and qualities they are looking for in a new superintendent. The questionnaire below asks individuals to rate the qualities in a superintendent that they value most highly. Respondents may also share written comments. Information gathered from the questionnaire will be collected by the search consultant and will be provided to the Board to use in the candidate selection process.

Please use the following scale when answering the questions below.
1 - not at all important
2 - somewhat important
3 - important but not essential
4 - very important
5 - of critical importance - essential

* 1. Please indicate the importance of the following characteristics in the new Superintendent.

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Inclusive style
Sense of humor
Experience with diverse student populations
Experience as a classroom teacher
Demonstrated success in leading a complex organization
A track record of selecting and developing quality personnel
Fiscal knowledge (Effective budgeting)
Ability to work with the Board
Active and meaningful involvement with community groups
Strong instructional leader
Understanding of and appreciation of diverse cultures
Ability to make and explain reasons for difficult decisions
Superb communicator (includes active listening)
Ability to give some leadership in statewide and national education policy
Ability to articulate the vision of the school district
Holds self and others accountable for effectiveness and efficiency

* 2. Other characteristics (please specify):

* 3. As a member of the St. Lucie community, please rate the importance to you of the following:

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Continuing the strong student achievement effort
Ensuring student and parental voice
Providing equity in facilities for all students
Ensuring that all students, regardless of socioeconomic status, achieve at equally high levels
Maximize efficiency and ensure fiscal responsibility
Schools will provide a safe and productive learning environment for all students
Parental and community input

* 4. Other priorities (please specify):

* 5. Other comments you would like the Board to consider in making the selection of the Superintendent:

* 6. Which of the following best describes your relationship to the St. Lucie County School District?

Thank you for your feedback!