Ron Wilson will interview for the position of Superintendent with the USD 489 Board of Education Thursday night.
Wilson is the fourth of four candidates that the USD 489 Hays Board of Education will be interviewing. Wednesday the school board interviewed Michael Gower, Phillipsburg and Logan superintendent. Last week the school board interviewed Keith Hall, USD 489 interim director of finance,and Jamie Wetig, Ashland superintendent.
The board is set to vote on the new superintendent at its meeting Monday night.
Candidates were selected for interviews based on their fit with desired characteristics that were developed with input from focus groups that were utilized throughout the search process.
Wilson is currently serving as the superintendent of schools in Herington USD 487. Wilson is in his second year in the position. Previously, Wilson served as the Abilene Middle School Principal for 18 years in USD 435.
Schedule February 7, 2019
10 a.m. Arrive at Rockwell Administration Center
10:05 a.m. – 10:20 a.m. Meet with Superintendent Thissen
Receive schedule and information for the day
10:30 – 11 a..m Drive to Lincoln, O’Loughlin, and Early Childhood Connections
11 – 11:45 a.m. Hays High School – facility tour and meet and greet
noon – 1:15 p.m. Lunch with building and district administrators
1:30 – 2:15 p.m. Hays Middle School – facility tour and meet and greet
2:30 – 3:15 p.m. Roosevelt Elementary School – facility tour and meet and greet
3:30 – 4:30 p.m. Community and parent meet and greet – Toepfer Board Room
4:30 – 5:30 p.m. Free time for the candidate (the district will provide transportation to and from the motel for the candidate and/or guest.
5:30 p.m. Dinner with board, candidate and guest, central administrative team
6:15 p.m. Formal interview