Superintendent Search

Brian Gersich resigned as the Superintendent of Le Sueur-Henderson Public Schools. As a long time member of the South Central Service Cooperative, the Le Sueur-Henderson School Board has decided to use the Cooperative's Superintendent Search Program to help facilitate the search for an Interim Superintendent to serve from January 29 - June 30, 2018 and a new Superintendent as of July 1, 2018. The timeline for the superintendent search is as follows:

Interim Superintendent start date
Timeline Activity
December 7, 2017 -
December 29, 2017
Advertise, recruit and accept applications
January 8, 2018 Conduct Interviews - Interim Candidates
January 29, 2018 Interim Superintendent start date

Superintendent Search Timeline (start date of July 1, 2018)
Timeline Activity
December 7, 2017 - February 23, 2018 Advertise, recruit, and accept applications.
January 8 - February 5, 2018 Board planning, engaging the community through group meetings, and creating a profile of attributes for the new superintendent.
February 24 - March 8, 2018
March 12 - March 14, 2018
March 19, 2018
Screen candidates and complete the first round of interviews
Conduct final interviews and Board offer.
Action on new superintendent contract.

A very important component of the search process is to seek staff, student, parent and community input into the creation of a profile of attributes that a new superintendent should possess to be successful in the Le Sueur-Henderson School District. You can provide input by attending one of the community meetings with the Cooperative's search consultants. The one hour meetings are scheduled as follows:

Day Time Location
Tuesday, January 9, 2018 6:30 PM MS/HS Media Center
Tuesday, January 9, 2018 6:30 PM Hilltop Elementary Media Center

If you cannot attend one of these meetings, you can also provide input on-line by electronically completing the Superintendent Search Questionnaire. The South Central Service Cooperative Search Consultants will tabulate the results of the returned questionnaires and assist the School Board in the creation of a profile of the skills and abilities that the new superintendent should possess to be successful.

Your engagement in the search process will be greatly appreciated by the Le Sueur-Henderson School Board. If you have any questions about the search timeline or process please contact Harold Remme, South Central Service Cooperative at or visit with a member of the Le Sueur-Henderson School Board.

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