The FBISD Board of Trustees has begun the process to select a new superintendent, as Dr. Charles Dupre announced his intention to resign by December of 2021. Earlier this year, the District placed an RFP for superintendent search firms to consult and support the Board with their search for a highly qualified candidate.
The District will make updates to this page with information about the search process as there is additional information to share.
February 8, 2021 - Board Workshop - The FBISD Board of Trustees selected three potential search firms to work with, including Hazard, Young, Attea and Associates, J.G. Consulting, and BWP and Associates.
February 17, 2021 - The Board of Trustees was scheduled to interview the three superintendent search firms at the February 17 called Board Meeting, but the interviews were postponed due to the inclement weather. The Board will reschedule the interviews for the March 3 Special Called Meeting.
March 3, 2021 - Special Called Meeting - The Board chose Hazard, Young, Attea & Associates as the firm to faciltate the search for the next FBISD Superintendent of Schools.
March 31, 2021 - Special Called Meeting - The Board conducted Planning with Superintendent Search Firm Hazard, Young, Attea and Associates
April 2 - April 16, 2021 - Online surveys
April 13 - April 15, 2021 - Board and Stakeholder Engagement-Interviews/focus groups (Leadership Profile development)
April 26, 2021 - Leadership Profile Report - Amended and Approved by the Board
April 27 - May 24, 2021 - Hazard, Young, Attea and Associates conduct Screening Interviews and Reference Checks
June 7, 2021 - Seminar for interviews and final stages of search process
June 7, 2021 - Slate of Applicants presented to the FBISD Board of Trustees
June 11 - 12, 2021 - The Board conducts initial interviews (Virtual-tentative)
June 12, 2021 - The Board meets to identify preferred applicants
June 12, 2021 - Hazard, Young, Attea and Associates begins background checks of preferred applicants
Week of June 14, 2021 - The Board interviews preferred candidates (In-person)
Within one week following second round - Third Party background checks completed
Within one week following second round - The Board conducts site visit (Reference check)
Week of June 21, 2021 (Start of 21 Days) - Announcement and Vote of Lone Finalist
July 12, 2021 (21 Days after Announcement of Lone Finalist)- Appointment of Superintendent
Early August 2021 - Superintendent assumes responsibility