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Poll: BVSD’s New Super


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Boulder Valley School District Superintendent Chris King is leaving BVSD and the school board will begin its search for a new superintendent soon.  According to the Daily Camera, school board president Ken Roberge said that they haven’t yet identified the skills they will be looking for in the next superintendent.

Members of the Boulder Valley community, here’s your chance to weigh in.  What characteristics do you think are important in a school district superintendent?  Our poll lists some possibilities, in no particular order, but you may have others in mind.  Vote in the poll below and comment if you like.  If you have ideas for the poll, send them to info@boulderblueline.org.

What qualities should the new BVSD superintendent have?

  • Ethical (9%, 41 Votes)
  • Good communicator (9%, 39 Votes)
  • Demonstrates integrity and courage (8%, 36 Votes)
  • Classroom experience (8%, 35 Votes)
  • Passionate advocate for children (8%, 34 Votes)
  • Good listener (8%, 33 Votes)
  • Visionary (7%, 31 Votes)
  • Delegates decisions to individual schools (7%, 29 Votes)
  • Excited and curious about educational methods (7%, 29 Votes)
  • Business management experience (6%, 25 Votes)
  • Committted to equity (5%, 20 Votes)
  • Parent (4%, 18 Votes)
  • Advanced degree in school administration (4%, 16 Votes)
  • Previous district administration experience (3%, 14 Votes)
  • New to the district (3%, 13 Votes)
  • Bilingual (2%, 9 Votes)
  • From the City of Boulder (1%, 5 Votes)
  • Rose through the ranks of BVSD (1%, 4 Votes)
  • Concentrates decisions at district center (0%, 1 Votes)
  • Empire builder (0%, 1 Votes)

Total Voters: 50

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One Response to “Poll: BVSD’s New Super”

  1. Seth Brigham says:

    What is shameful is to pay the guy for 6 months after he steps down.

    If that’s the case, keep him until 2013.

    Though, I think he’s been a lousy Superintendent, as shown by the simple example of having the KING family all over Educational Access, BVSD channel 22, going to Jonas Brothers concerts and having their “special” children treated as hollywood royalty.

    That should have drawn some raised eyebrows as to our Superintendent’s commitment to education.

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