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October 4, 2012

Search Begins for Next SCR-I Superintendent

The Scotland County R-1 Board of Education has begun the search for the next Superintendent of Schools. The Missouri School Boards Association (MSBA) Search Services, along with Mr. Bob Watkins, has been selected to facilitate and assist with this important undertaking. MSBA Search Services has been integral to the successful completion of superintendent searches throughout Missouri.

The Scotland County R-1 Board realizes communication and community participation are essential components of a comprehensive search. In order to include the community in this process, a public meeting has been scheduled for Monday, October 8th at 5:30 p.m. in the high school commons. The board is seeking input related to the characteristics and leadership qualities desired in the next educational leader of SCR-1. Information regarding the selection process will be discussed and comments and questions will be encouraged. A short survey will be administered at the conclusion of the meeting. This information will assist MSBA in developing a candidate profile which will best serve the needs of the Scotland County R-1 District.

Mr. Dave Shalley, Superintendent, tendered his resignation from Scotland County R-1 Schools at the September board meeting. His resignation is effective June 30, 2013.

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