Our purpose is to assist Mississippi School Board Members in the selection of a new superintendent through a highly targeted search process and to assist the school board with the design and implementation of a transition process aligned with the needs of the school district as specified through board policies.
The search process chosen by your district will be completely customized to the needs of your district and community.
The Mississippi Educational Search Consortium will conduct a thorough discussion with the board and stakeholders to define the characteristics and skill set of the next superintendent.
MESC will develop a plan of action that will be agreed to by the board and recorded in a signed contract prior to the initiation of the search. A timeline for services rendered as well as a schedule of payment for services will be included in the contract.
After the contract is signed, MESC will guide the board through the following process:
The Mississippi Educational Search Consortium (MESC) is a private non-profit corporation created to assist Mississippi School Boards in one of their most critical functions - that of selecting their next school leader.