The second of four candidates to interview for the position of Salina USD 305 Superintendent of Schools is in town today. According to the district, William Biermann will be interviewing for the position of superintendent with the board of education on the evening of January 15, 2019.
Biermann is the second of four finalists that the board will interview. Finalists were selected for interview based on their fit with desired characteristics that were developed with input from focus groups and a community survey.
Biermann has a total of 23 years in education, currently serving as superintendent of schools in Goodland USD 352. He has served as superintendent for 10 years in two districts (Goodland and Catholic Diocese of Dodge City), 4 years as chief financial officer at Southwest Plains Regional Service Center and 3 years as a high school principal (Holcomb USD 363). Prior to that he taught secondary math, computers, accounting as well as coached and directed plays (Wichita County USD 467 and Santa Fe Trail USD 434).
Schedule January 15, 2019
9:00-9:30 a.m. Meet with Board Clerk
9:30-11:00 a.m. Meet with Executive Team Members
11:00-12:30 p.m. Meet with Building Administrators
12:30-2:30 p.m. Tour of District/Community
2:30-3:30 p.m. Break
3:45-5:00 p.m. Public Reception (1511 Gypsum Ave.)
5:00-6:00 p.m. Break
6:15 p.m. Dinner with Board of Education
Following Dinner Formal Interview
Dinner and formal interview (during executive session) will be held at the Holiday Inn, 3145 9th St. No official action will take place.
Check the district website for more information. Interim Superintendent Dr. James R. Hardy has led the district since July 2017.