2021 Superintendent Search
After receiving input from administrators, community members, faculty, parents, students, and support staff, the Ankeny Community School District Board seeks an experienced leader, who has had experience in a comparable school district that has experienced growth issues, demonstrating a track record of successful relationship building and strategic thinking to be its next superintendent.
The Board seeks someone who is an effective communicator and visionary who listens carefully while systemically developing and implementing with the Board a vision and then articulating and advocating for that vision for the school district, locally, regionally and on a state level. In addition, the selected candidate will be a visible and approachable member of the community and the District, who is present in schools and community, building teams, especially in the development of a team relationship with the Board.
The next superintendent of ACSD will work collaboratively with the staff and community in an innovative spirit that reflects a student focus. The Board of the Ankeny Community School District is looking for a courageous person, who will live and become involved in the community, leading in the area of diversity, equity and inclusion, and committing to stay with the district for a significant tenure.
2021 brings about the process of hiring a new Superintendent for the Ankeny Community School District. Hazard, Young, Attea & Associates has been selected as the search firm for the next Ankeny Community School District Superintendent.
The Ankeny Board of Education is in the process to identify and select the next leader of our school district with the intent to hire in April 2021 and begin employment July 1, 2021.
Throughout the process, the community will receive frequent updates on the timeline, next steps, and opportunities for involvement.