This page was created to keep our community informed during the process of finding the next Superintendent of Schools for the Washoe County School District (WCSD) and to ensure that opportunities for community input are available to all stakeholders.
Due to Dr. Susan Enfield announcing her resignation as superintendent on November 20, 2023, WCSD needs to begin the process to hire a permanent superintendent. The Board of Trustees voted on December 12 to hire Dr. Kristen McNeill as the Interim Superintendent, with Dr. McNeill assuming the role on December 13.
As part of the search process, on January 9, 2024 the Board of Trustees approved the official job description. Washoe County School District - Meeting Information (diligent.community)
The search process is anticipated to take several months, with the goal of selecting a new superintendent by mid-May 2024. The new superintendent will start on July 1, 2024.
Superintendent Job Posting
The Washoe County School District Board of Education in Reno, Nevada, is seeking a highly qualified and licensed Superintendent. The Board wishes to have the successful candidate assume the responsibilities of the position no later than July 1, 2024.
McPherson & Jacobson, L.L.C., Executive Recruitment and Development has been engaged as the consultant in a search for outstanding candidates. They will assist the governing board in identifying and screening the candidates.
The Board received an update on the superintendent search, identified activities and dates relating to the selection, announcement, presentation, and interviews of finalists, and the selection of the next Washoe County School District superintendent.
The Board received an update on the superintendent search, discussed the superintendent search survey and voted on whether to designate residential restrictions on applicants.