Head of School Search

Search Process Timeline

     The search timeline will need to be flexible; therefore, some of the dates below are subject to change.

List of 13 items.

  • December 6, 2018

    Bob Goldberg announces plan to retire from The Benjamin School at the conclusion of the 2019-20 academic year.
  • January 17, 2019

    The Board of Trustees forms the Search Committee.  Members of the committee and Co-Chairs are announced.
  • February 1, 2019

    The Search Committee selects Carney, Sandoe and Associates to assist in identifying qualified candidates and to also serve as consultants to the process along the way.
  • February 13, 2019

    The Search Committee outlines the search process and releases a head of school questionnaire for feedback from the Benjamin community.
  • February 19-20, 2019

    Carney, Sandoe & Associates consultants, Marlene Shaw and Ben Bolté, visit The Benjamin School for onsite interviews with various stakeholders of the Benjamin community.
  • March 1, 2019

    Community-wide online questionnaire closes.
  • March 2019

    Search Committee releases Position Profile for the next Head of School.
  • April – June 2019

    Search Committee and CS&A engage with prospective candidate pool.
  • July – August 2019

    Semifinalist candidates are selected for interviews with the Search Committee.
  • September 2019

    Finalists visit campus and meet various stakeholders.  Stakeholder feedback on Finalists is consolidated and reviewed by Carney Sandoe and the Search Committee.
  • October 2019

    Board of Trustees appoints the next Head of School.
  • January – June 2020

    Newly appointed Head of School works with a transition committee to get acclimated with the Benjamin community.
  • July 1, 2020

    Arrival of the new Head of School.
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