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Who’s helping pick a superintendent?

By Portage County Business Council

Members of the screening committee that will help select a new Stevens Point superintendent say they’ll prioritize communication skills when they vet candidates from the applicant pool.

The School Board opted this year to conduct the search as a district rather than hire a search firm like it did in its 2014-’15 search when it first sought to replace former superintendent Attila Weninger. During this year’s search, which aims to find a permanent replacement for interim superintendent Lee Bush, a screening committee will aid the School Board in reviewing the initial pool of candidates who want to lead the district.