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Clarke Community School Board announces finalists for superintendent vacancy

Published: Wednesday, March 20, 2013 9:35 a.m. CST • Updated: Wednesday, March 20, 2013 11:41 a.m. CST

The Clarke Community School District Board of Education is pleased to announce that they have selected five candidates to interview for their superintendent vacancy. The candidates selected for interviews are:

    Mr. Brandon Eighmy, Elementary Principal, Clarke CSD, Osceola, Iowa     Mr. Brett Gibbs, Superintendent, Audubon CSD, Audubon, Iowa     Mrs. Benita Gonzales, Shared Superintendent, Sigourney CSD & Tri-County CSD, Sigourney, Iowa     Mr. Steve Seid, Interim Superintendent, Clarke CSD, Osceola, Iowa     Dr. Pamela Vogel, Superintendent, East Union CSD, Afton, Iowa

Interviews are scheduled and will be conducted on March 25th to March 29th in the same order as listed above. The board intends to make their selection by early April, with the new superintendent assuming duties beginning July 1, 2013.

Clarke Community School District retained the services of McPherson & Jacobson L.L.C. to assist in conducting their search. The consultants of McPherson & Jacobson L.L.C. reviewed, screened, and Tuesday, March 19th, the consultants presented the applicants to the board of education and provided them detailed background information on each applicant. The board selected the above named candidates as those who most closely match the selection criteria established by the board and stakeholders.

Consultants from McPherson & Jacobson will continue working with the Clarke Board of Education and the new superintendent during the next year.

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