Hartford Superintendent Christina Kishimoto has been named one of two finalists for the superintendent’s post in Gilbert, Ariz.
The Arizona Republic’s Karen Schmidt has reported that 82 people applied for the job in the 39,000-student district and that its governing board expects to decide on a final choice by mid-February. The board plans to meet tonight.
UPDATE: Kishimoto accepted the job.
As many know, Hartford is conducting its own superintendent search after the city school board rejected Kishimoto’s request for a contract extension last June.
Coincidentally, Ray and Associates, Inc., hired to lead Hartford’s search, is also the firm that advertised the Gilbert Public Schools vacancy.