• Lakeshore Public Schools Superintendent Search

    The Board of Education for Lakeshore Public Schools has embarked upon a formal superintendent search as our current superintendent, Phil Freeman, has announced his retirement effective as of June 30, 2021. The superintendent search is being facilitated by Michigan Leadership Institute under the direction of Dave Killips, Regional President.


    as of JANUARY 25, 2021

    January 25, 2021               Presentation to Board of Education

    January 26, 2021               Initial Posting of Superintendent Vacancy to Various Sites

    February 5, 2021               Input Due on Three Questions from Board of Education

    February 8-12, 2021        Input Gathered via Website from Public

    1. What are the unique skills, qualifications and characteristics desired of the new superintendent?
    2. What are the challenges facing the Lakeshore Public Schools in the next three (3) to five (5) years?
    3. What are the Points of Pride for the Lakeshore Public Schools?

    February 10, 2020            Focus Group Meetings for Input for Board to Develop Profile

    -Staff Members, Administrators, Central Office Employees, Business Leaders, Service Groups, Local Government Officials, Ministerial Association, BRESA Superintendent, Advisory Boards, Band Boosters, Athletic Boosters, (as examples)  

    February 15, 2021              Electronic Brochure added to Posting/Profile

    March 5, 2021                    Posting Closes at 4:00 pm

    March 10, 2021                  Presentation of Candidates to Board – Time to be Determined

                                                                    -Selection of 4 to 6 candidates to be interviewed

                                                                    -Preparation for Interviews

                                                                    -Finalize Questions for First Round

    March 15, 16,17, 2021      First Round Interviews – Time to be Determined

                                                                    -Selection of 2 to 3 finalists to be interviewed

    March 22, 23, 2021           Final Interviews – Time to be Determined

                                                                    -Visitation time and process to be determined

                                                                    -Selection of Candidate

                                                                    -Contract Negotiations

    ???????                                                Special Board Meeting to hire new Superintendent

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