Category: Superintendent Search 2020

Superintendent Negotiations to Begin!

At the special meeting held tonight, July 21st, the Buchanan Board of Education voted unanimously to extend an offer to begin negotiations with Patricia Robinson to be the next Superintendent of Schools. The board is confident that an agreement will be worked out soon. More information will be forthcoming on Mrs. Robinson’s start with the district.

Special Board Meeting Information 7-21-20

Special Board Meeting July 21, 2020 @ 6:00pm   IMPORTANT NOTE: Due to Governor Whitmer’s Executive Order requiring the closure of all Michigan public schools to safeguard against the further spread of COVID-19, this meeting will be taking place virtually. Watch the livestream here: https://youtu.be/pP9Gzc3qCJw Any members of the public who wish to address the board during the public input session of the meeting, we ask you sign up through our Google form to make sure we can address you. BCS Special Board Meeting Public Participation Form 7-21-2020   

Board Meeting Information 7-20-20

Board Meeting Regular meeting including 2nd Round Interviews for Position of Superintendent of Schools  July 20, 2020 @ 5:00pm   IMPORTANT NOTE: Due to Governor Whitmer’s Executive Order requiring the closure of all Michigan public schools to safeguard against the further spread of COVID-19, this meeting will be taking place virtually. To phone into the meeting: 1-346-702-3831, PIN: 537 113 760# Watch the livestream here: https://youtu.be/uvj-46Aihj8   Any members of the public who wish to address the board during the public input session of the meeting, we ask you sign up through our Google form to make sure we can address you. BCS Board Meeting Public Participation Form 7-20-2020    Staff and […]

Virtual Open House July 20th – Superintendent Candidates

Virtual Open House  July 20, 2020 @ 12:30pm Please join us for an informal conversation between each candidate and the Michigan Association of School Boards Search Consultant which will be held and streamed so staff and community members can watch.  This conversation is intended to replace an open house which is often times held prior to formal second-round interviews designed to interact with the candidate on a more personal level.  The schedule for these conversations is as follows: 12:30 p.m. Mr. Mark Kurland 1:00 p.m. Mrs. Patricia Robinson 1:30 p.m. Mr. Brian Brown IMPORTANT NOTE: Due to Governor Whitmer’s Executive Order requiring the closure of all Michigan public schools to safeguard […]

Special Board Meeting Information 7-14-2020

Special Board Meeting Interviews for position of Superintendent of Schools – Day 2 July 14, 2020 @ 5:30pm   IMPORTANT NOTE: Due to Governor Whitmer’s Executive Order requiring the closure of all Michigan public schools to safeguard against the further spread of COVID-19, this meeting will be taking place virtually. To view the live stream, click: https://youtu.be/B6af-S7gWno Any members of the public who wish to address the board during the public input session of the meeting, we ask you sign up through our Google form to make sure we can address you. BCS Special Board Meeting Public Participation Form 7-14-2020 You are welcomed to share your thoughts and concerns regarding specific candidates […]

Special Board Meeting Information 7-13-2020

Special Board Meeting Interviews for position of Superintendent of Schools – Day 1 July 13, 2020 @ 5:00pm   IMPORTANT NOTE: Due to Governor Whitmer’s Executive Order requiring the closure of all Michigan public schools to safeguard against the further spread of COVID-19, this meeting will be taking place virtually. To view the live stream, click: https://youtu.be/NSDoyuThMsY Any members of the public who wish to address the board during the public input session of the meeting, we ask you sign up through our Google form to make sure we can address you. CLICK HERE FOR GOOGLE FORM You are welcomed to share your thoughts and concerns regarding specific candidates through MASB Superintendent […]

BCS Superintendent Interviews Press Release

FOR RELEASE AFTER 12 NOON, JULY 2ND FROM:  BUCHANAN COMMUNITY SCHOOLS RE:    SUPERINTENDENT INTERVIEWS DATE:    JULY 1, 2020   The Board of Education of Buchanan Community Schools announces the schedule for first round interviews for the position of Superintendent of Schools:   July 13                  5:00 p.m. Live stream begins at 4:45pm here: https://youtu.be/NSDoyuThMsY Christopher Machiniak, Regional Director of Career & Technical Education, Berrien RESA Brian Brown, Business Manager, River Valley School District Brandon Waggoner, Asst. Superintendent of Online Learning & Innovation, Berrien Springs Public Schools Dorothy Blackwell, Superintendent, Vassar Public Schools   July 14                  5:30 p.m. Live stream begins at 5:20pm here: https://youtu.be/B6af-S7gWno Patricia Robinson, Assistant Superintendent (former), Benton […]

Superintendent Search Input Meetings – June 10th

Dear Valued Member of the Buchanan Community Schools District, As the Michigan Association of School Boards consultant assisting the Buchanan Board of Education in their search for the next Superintendent of Schools, it is important that I hear from as many residents and staff members in order to craft a candidate profile.  Many of you have already taken the online survey which is deeply appreciated.  I also want to offer you the opportunity to meet face-to-face to give your input. I will be holding three public meetings on Wednesday, June 10 at McCoy Creek Park under the pavilion.  These are drop-in events where you will be able to let your […]

Superintendent Search Survey

SUPERINTENDENT SEARCH SURVEY   The Board of Education for Buchanan Community Schools is seeking your input in identifying the skills and attributes desired in the next Superintendent of Schools.  Please follow this link to let your thoughts be known.   https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSd8rf18V7i-_YowpHYx8hAAJy5HelTL6TMzwH3_Yp4CQf4C3g/viewform?usp=sf_link   This survey will close at 4:00 p.m. on June 11.  If you wish to speak to the consultant who is assisting the Board in this process, please contact Mark Dobias at 269.532.0543 or mrdobias@gmail.com.   Watch this site for updated information on the search process as it unfolds.