VUSD Superintendent Recruitment

  • The recruitment for Visalia Unified School District’s next superintendent is being led by Tulare County Office of Education Superintendent of Schools Tim Hire.  TCOE is offering an extensive and comprehensive process that will guide the VUSD Board through this critical task. 

    The tentative timeline for the superintendent search and hiring process is listed below:

    August 2021
    Aug. 10 - VUSD Board Meeting – approval of Superintendent Search Proposal:  (approved agreement and presentation shared at meeting)

    September 2021
    Sept. 1 - Open survey regarding desired qualifications, traits, experience of new superintendent and gather input for District Profile.
    Sept. 14 - VUSD Board Meeting – survey participation update and reminder:  (presentation shared at meeting)
    Sept. 17 - Survey Closes

    October 2021
    Oct. 12 - VUSD Board Meeting – present new Superintendent Profile and District Profile:  (presentation shared at meeting)
    Oct. 18 - Begin advertising and promoting Superintendent opening

    November 2021
    VUSD Board of Trustees – review applications

    December 2021
    VUSD Board of Trustees – review applications

    January 2022
    Jan. 10 - Applications due by midnight
    Jan. 20 - VUSD Special Board Meeting – select candidates to interview
    Jan. 21 - Notify candidates of status/interview

    February 2022
    Feb. 4 - Interview Superintendent candidates
    Feb. 5 - Interview Superintendent candidates
    Feb. 15-25 - Reference check and/or District visit; contract negotiations

    March 2022
    March 8 - VUSD Board Meeting – introduce new Superintendent