Decorah Community School District 

Stakeholder Survey Invitation 



The Decorah School Board has recently hired Grundmeyer Leader Services to support the search for a new district superintendent. The search will begin immediately and conclude with the hire of a new successful leader. Your feedback regarding what “desired qualifications” are most important for this position will ensure the new hire is a good fit for both the school district and communities. 

Please use the link provided to share narrative insights and rank personal and professional priorities for the new superintendent. The search team will produce a general report based on the information gathered in this survey. The report will be shared with the board to advise them on what priorities the district and community stakeholders are looking for in a new leader. 

This survey is anonymous unless you provide your name voluntarily. Thank you for taking the time to complete this survey and provide direction for this important leadership position before Dec. 12th. 

Superintendent hiring timeline: 

Dec. 2-12 Stakeholder survey open 

Dec. 1-Jan. 2 Application period 

Week of Jan. 10 Board reviews candidate pool 

Week of Jan. 24 Board screens candidates 

Week of Feb. 7 Formal interviews with finalists