Kentwood Public Schools 

The Board of Education for Kentwood Public Schools is in search of a new superintendent.  

Kentwood Public Schools continues to be an innovative, global community where relationships and  excellence matter. Our teachers and staff members challenge students every day to excel  academically, in the arts and on the athletic fields. We believe in partnering with parents and the  community to educate all students in a safe and secure environment.  

Kentwood Public Schools is an award winning school district and we take pride in our  accomplishments. Our goal is for each student to master and apply the essential skills needed to be a  successful and globally competitive citizen.

Salary and Contract Information 

The Board will offer a comprehensive, multi-year contract. Compensation will be commensurate with experience of the successful candidate and requirements of the position. A preliminary salary range of  $180,000 to $220,000 has been established. 

Application Procedure 

Interested candidates should complete and submit an online application found at 

Completed online applications must be submitted no later than 4:00 pm on April 6, 2021. No “hard copy,” fax or emailed copies accepted. IF requested by the candidate, materials will be treated confidentially through the screening process. Candidate names will become public at the time an interview is scheduled. 

All questions regarding the search should be directed to Jay D. Bennett, Assistant Director of Executive  Search Services, Michigan Association of School Boards, at 517.327.5928 or  

Search Timeline

Action  Date
Application deadline  April 6, 2021, @4pm
Selection of candidates to interview  April 19, 2021
First round interviews  April 28 & 29, 2021
Second round interviews/First Opportunity for Board Selection of Superintendent  May 5, 2021
Board visitation (if necessary)  TBD
Second Opportunity for Board Selection of Superintendent  May 10, 2021
Start date  July 1, 2021