The Search for the next Superintendent of Memphis-Shelby County Schools is underway. During this process, the District is committed to keeping the community informed. This page includes important information, key documents, and upcoming dates. Check back regularly for updates on The Search.

Tentative Timeline

August: Formally restart search.

August - November: Advertise and recruit.

August - November: HYA collects and screens written applications and candidates' backgrounds.

October - November: HYA conducts screening interviews and reference checks.

November: HYA presents slate of 5 to 8 candidates to Board

December and January: Board interviews candidates

January:  Candidate selection and contract negotiation 

January - February: Superintendent named and begins on or before July 1, 2024

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