Board Names Two Finalists for Superintendent
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 9, 2019
Westside Community Schools Board names final two candidates for Superintendent
The Westside Community Schools Board of Education has selected two Superintendent finalists for the district. They are:
- Dr. Mike Lucas, Superintendent, York Public Schools (Nebraska)
- Dr. Melissa Poloncic, Superintendent, Douglas County West Community Schools (Nebraska)
These candidates visited Westside Community Schools Tuesday and Wednesday for interviews with Board members. Dr. Poloncic will interview with the Board of Education on January 17, 2019 at 6:15 p.m.; Dr. Lucas will interview with the Board immediately after at 7:30 p.m. All interviews with the Board of Education are open to the public and will be shared online via Facebook Live through the Westside Community Schools Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/WestsideCommunitySchools/
Based on those meetings, the Board selected their top two candidates. These individuals are invited to tour the district and participate in a second round of interviews with students, staff, parents, community members and Board members on January 17.
The Board of Education will vote on the new Superintendent of Westside Community Schools at the public Board meeting on January 21, 2019 at 6:30pm at the ABC Administration Building. Current Superintendent Dr. Blane McCann will retire at the conclusion of the 2018-2019 school year.
For more information on the Superintendent Search process, please visit the Westside Community Schools website: http://westside66.org/superintendent-search/
For additional questions and interview requests, please contact Director of Communications & Engagement Brandi Paul at firstname.lastname@example.org.