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School Board Hears From Firm About Superintendent Search
Tuesday May 09, 2017 7:31am
Sturgis Central Commons • Sturgis, MI

By: Mike Stiles

(STURGIS) – It was a busy Monday night for the Sturgis Board of Education.

Following their regular meeting, the Board held a work session to get input on how to help find their next superintendent. They met with Doug Knobloch, a Senior Associate and Consultant with HUMANeX Ventures, and a former administrator with the Mattawan and Schoolcraft Public Schools.

Knobloch told the Board that HUMANeX is not a search firm, like the Michigan Association of School Boards or MLI. He says if hired, his company will work with those organizations to help school districts find the best superintendent for them.

Knobloch explains that HUMANeX has a screening process that they will give to potential candidates. ...... {LISTEN}.

Knobloch shares from that point, how HUMANeX can assist the school district in their search by doing a candidate assessment. ...... {LISTEN}.

Knobloch says if the Sturgis Board of Education decides to retain HUMANeX, the cost will be between five and ten thousand dollars. He also says that Sturgis is well ahead of the game in deciding how they want to proceed in their search.

Sturgis Superintendent Tom Langdon announced in January that he would be retiring on March 31, 2018. He would stay on for the 2017-18 school year to allow for the District to conduct a search for his replacement.



Doug Knobloch of HUMANeX Ventures speaks with the Sturgis Board of Education (photo courtesy of Mike Stiles/WBET News)
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