Mindful that no decision by the Board of Education is more important to Kenston's success than choosing a superintendent, the Kenston Board of Education has retained the services of an independent agency, Finding Leaders, to provide consulting in connection with the effort to fill Dr. Robert A. Lee's vacancy. The process is on-going.
On April 1 and 2, the Board of
Education interviewed the semi-finalists. They were: Later in April, a group chosen by the Board of Education representing Kenston's community will interview the final two candidates. Those candidates are Nancy Santilli, current assistant superintendent and Geoffrey Andrews, director of the Western Academy of Beijing in China.
- Geoffrey G. Andrews – Western Academy of Beijing, Director
- George E. Fisk – East Palestine City Schools, Superintendent
- Jodie Hausmann, Parma City Schools, Dir. of Elementary Curriculum
- George Joseph – Worthington City Schools, Exec. Dir. of Administrative Services
- Michael Notar – Warren City Schools, Superintendent
- Nancy Santilli – Kenston Local Schools, Assistant Superintendent
UPDATE - 4/7: George Joseph, Executive Director of Administrative Service, Worthington City Schools has been added to the list of finalists. Geoffrey Andrews has withdrawn from consideration. By May 1, the Board of Education will have selected Kenston's new superintendent.