Superintendent Search 2021

About the Search

With the retirement of superintendent Ron Caniff at the end of 2020, Kent ISD is now seeking applicants to fill this position. Our goal is to have a new superintendent in place by July 1, 2021.

The Kent ISD Board of Education has contracted with the Michigan Association of School Boards (MASB) to lead the effort. The MASB team includes:

  • Greg Sieszputowski, Director of Leadership Development and Executive Search Services
  • Mark Dobias, Consultant, Retired K-12 and ISD Superintendent
  • Deb Macon, Consultant, educator, Former Board Member

The Board is confident that the MASB will facilitate the search in a most professional manner, seek input from broad, diverse group of stakeholders and ultimately assist the Board in identifying and selecting a candidate to lead Kent ISD for years to come.

Search News and Updates

Superintendent Search Stakeholder Survey

The Board of Education of Kent ISD is seeking input on the skills and attributes desired in the next Superintendent.  You can let your thoughts be known by clicking on the following link and completing a brief survey.  It should take no more than 10 minutes.

Kent ISD Superintendent Search Information

Superintendent Ron Caniff officially retired effective December 31, 2020 after five exemplary years of service to the organization and we are seeking applicants to fill the superintendent position. For details on the position and information on how to apply, see the link below.

Application Details

Superintendent Application Portal - Check here for details on the position and application process 

Upcoming Events and Stakeholder Meetings