Stories from Jennifer Cheatham announcing her resignation to the selection of Matthew Matthew Gutiérrez.
The Madison School Board announced Matthew Gutiérrez as the next Madison Metropolitan School District superintendent on Friday.
Madison Metropolitan School District superintendent finalist Matthew Gutiérrez visited the district on Wednesday.
Madison School District superintendent finalist Marguerite Vanden Wyngaard visited the district and interviewed for the position on Tuesday.
Madison School District superintendent finalist Eric Thomas will visit the district Thursday.
Madison School District superintendent finalist Marguerite Vanden Wyngaard will visit the district Tuesday.
Marguerite Vanden Wyngaard will visit Tuesday, Jan. 14, Matthew Gutiérrez will visit Wednesday, Jan. 15, and Eric Thomas will visit Thursday, Jan. 16.
The deadline for applications was Sunday at midnight. Madison School Board president Gloria Reyes revealed that number at Monday night's board meeting, saying 10 of the applicants have been superintendents previously and "many" others have been assistant superintendents.
A leadership profile for the next Madison School District superintendent includes qualities like seeking a visionary team-builder who has experience with diverse populations.
Belmore previously served as interim superintendent in Madison for one year before Jen Cheatham arrived in Madison.
“My leaving should not signal for a second a lack of continued commitment by this community of leaders to continue the work that we set out to do,” Jennifer Cheatham said.
Hiring a superintendent is the most important job of a School Board, according to the Madison School Board's current and past presidents.