MASA Executive Director Position
The process of finding a successor to Gary Amoroso, retiring MASA Executive Director, is underway and is now entering the phase in which the Association will accept applications for this position.
MASA will accept applications for the role of Executive Director from December 2, 2019 through January 3, 2020. If you are interested in applying, submit a letter citing your experiences and background that would lead toward your success in this position, as well as a resume and letters of recommendation.
Send your application materials via email or regular mail to:
MASA Director of Professional Learning
1884 Como Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108
We will acknowledge receipt of your application materials.
Information describing the position is attached to this email.
We would like to remind MASA members that the process for handling applications for this position will be confidential. Since MASA is a nonprofit entity, information regarding candidates for the position will not be shared with the media nor publicized in any way until a final selection is made.
The MASA Board has recruited a search committee with representatives from each area of the state. In addition, the leadership paid careful attention to engaging a committee whose members represent a balance of role and makeup of our organization. The search committee members are:
David Law, MASA President and Selection Committee Chair and Superintendent, Anoka-Hennepin School District
Janell Bullard, Executive Director, MAWSECO
Renee Corneille, Superintendent, St. Anthony-New Brighton School District
Suraya Driscoll, Director of Curriculum, East Grand Forks Public Schools
Jeff Elstad, Superintendent, Owatonna Public Schools
Kevin Grover, Superintendent, International Falls Schools
Kim Hiel, Superintendent, Fridley Public Schools
Darren Kermes, Superintendent, SouthWest Metro Intermediate District 288
Laine Larson, Superintendent, Brainerd Public Schools
Astein Osei, Superintendent, St. Louis Park Public Schools
Christine Osorio, Superintendent, N. St. Paul-Maplewood-Oakdale School District
Robert Prater, Superintendent, Hinckley-Finlayson Public Schools
Mia Urick, Director of Professional Learning, MASA
We anticipate two rounds of interviews: one for a larger group of candidates and a second for a set of finalists for the position.
If the process remains on schedule we are hoping to announce the selection of the new Executive Director in early February, 2020.
If you have questions about the process please feel free to contact Mia Urick at MASA. (651-645-7231 or firstname.lastname@example.org).
David Law, JD
MASA President and
Anoka-Hennepin School District
2727 Ferry St.
Anoka, MN 55303
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