U-46 Superintendent Search

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    U-46 logo On March 13, 2023, the U-46 Board of Education announced the next steps in its search to appoint the next superintendent of School District U-46. 

    The U-46 Board of Education hired Hazard, Young, Attea and Associates (HYA) to conduct an internal search for the position of Superintendent of School District U-46. The search process asked for input from staff, students, parents/guardians, and the community to ensure all voices were heard. Thank you to all who participated in the community engagement phase of the search process.

    Please see below for updates on the process. 


  • Dr. Suzanne Johnson Selected as new Superintendent - May 23, 2023

  • Superintendent Leadership Profile - April 24, 2023

  • Update from U-46 Board President - April 10, 2023

  • Statement from U-46 Board President - March 13, 2023

  • Declaración de la Presidenta de la Junta Educativa del Distrito U-46 - 13 de marzo de 2023


  • The online survey was open to U-46 parents, students, teachers, support staff, administrators, and community members to share their perception of the School District and their desired qualities in the next Superintendent. Thank you to the more than 1,600 stakeholders who completed the anonymous and confidential survey. 

Community Focus Group

  • The U-46 community was invited to participate in a community focus group with Hazard, Young, Attea and Associates (HYA), the consulting firm that the U-46 Board has hired to assist with the consideration of internal candidates for Superintendent of School District U-46.
    The focus group asked individuals in attendance to provide feedback on their impressions of the District and the characteristics the Board should seek in the next Superintendent. Thank you to nearly 200 participants who were part of a focus group. 

Timeline and Application

  • HYA outlined its proposed timeline for the process at the March 20 Board of Education meeting. The timeframe for the entire process anticipates that the internal search will conclude in mid-May. The job description and a link to apply can be found on the HYA website here