• PWSSD Superintendent Search

    The Port Washington-Saukville School District is pleased to announce a comprehensive search for the next superintendent to lead the district into a promising future. As a crucial step in the process, the district is inviting the community members, stakeholders, staff, teachers, and students to participate in this important endeavor.

    The superintendent search will be expertly conducted by Hazard Young Attea Associates (HYA), a nationally renowned firm with a distinguished track record in educational leadership recruitment. With their expertise in identifying exceptional candidates and aligning leadership profiles with the unique needs of school districts, HYA will play a vital role in ensuring the selection of a superintendent who will inspire educational excellence and innovation in Port Washington-Saukville.

    In its commitment to transparency, inclusively, and collaborative decision-making, the Port Washington-Saukville School District is inviting all constituents of the district to share their valuable insights, perspectives, and expectations for the next educational leader. The district recognizes that the collective wisdom of its community is essential in identifying the qualities and qualifications that the ideal superintendent should possess.

  • Job Application Materials

    Use the link below to register for an account on the HYA search firm website. Or, login to the HYA website if you already have an account created.

    Once you have logged in, click the Login/Register button at the top of the job listing page to get started.


  • Search Timeline & Documentation

  • Where We've Been

    December 4, 2023
    Special Board Meeting 

    December 5, 2023
    PWSSD Board Announces Search
    Press Release

    January 24, 2024
    Special Board Meeting: Search Firm Proposals

    The Board reviewed and discussed the five proposals received by the PWSSD from executive search firms in response to the District's RFP for an Executive Search Firm for their Superintendent Search

    PWSSD Executive Search Firm RFP
    BWP Propsal
    HYA Proposal
    McPherson-Jacobson Proposal

    February 1, 2024
    Special Board Meeting: Search Firm Interviews

    The Board interviewed the following Executive Search Firms: McPherson & Jacobson LLC; Hazard, Young, Attea & Associates (HYA); and BWP & Associates.
    Following a discussion on the three firms, Hazard, Young, Attea & Associates (HYA) was selected for superintendent search services as outlined in the firm's proposal, pending review and acceptance of contract terms.

    February 15, 2024
    Special Board Meeting: HYA Consultation

    The Board met with HYA to review and plan the timeline of the search as well as establish the various needs and plans for stakeholder input and communication.


  • Where We're Going

    NOW - March 18, 2024
    Superintendent Position is posted on PWSSD and HYA website
    and other sources.

    HYA accepting applications, recruiting potential applicants, holding screening interviews, and vetting candidates.

    Mid-February, 2024
    HYA Interviews w/ Individual Board Members

    February 26 - March 8, 2024
    HYA Stakeholder Survey
    (check back soon for more details)

    Early March
    Stakeholder Interviews, Focus Groups, & Forums
    (check back soon for more details)

    March 19, 2024
    Presentation of District Leadership Profile Report and Slate of Candidates to Board


    April 3 - April 4, 2024
    Board will hold first round interviews & identify finalists

    April 9, 2024
    Finalists' Visit Day in the District

    April 10, 2024
    Board will conduct final interviews and perform background checks

    Mid April, 2024
    Superintendent's hiring approved and announced

    July 1, 2024
    Superintendent contract formally begins