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Stakeholder Input Report

 

Haxtun is a wonderful rural community in northeast Colorado with a population of just under 1,000.

Local businesses include a hospital, medical clinic, nursing home, coffee shop, restaurant, welding shops,
and a BOCES location. Farming and ranching are primary drivers of the local economy. With a sense of
pride in the school and community, amenities include a 9-hole golf course, park with walking path,
playground, basketball/pickle ball court, and new outdoor swimming pool.


The Haxtun School District has enrollment at approximately 341 students in PK-12. The district offers a
four-day week and students are off most Mondays. Staff and students are fortunate to be in a smaller
than average class size. . Most of the Haxtun School District’s employees reside within the district. The
Haxtun community rallies around its youth to help them succeed.


The Haxtun School District is seeking a Superintendent. The Board would like to have the successful
candidate assume this role on July 1, 2024.


The ideal candidate would be:

  • Effective in communication to staff, the Board and to the community on the District’s goals and path forward
  • A leader who is willing to listen and values staff and students
  • Honest, trusted, visible to the community and willing to build relationships
  • Knowledgeable about school finance and rural education; has a heart for students and business acumen
  • A visionary and can continue the implementation of the Strategic Plan
  • Willing to support teachers in professional development and raise academic standards


The BOE encourages qualified individuals to apply at 

https://macnjake.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=319

 

Search Timeline

Applications Close on April 8, 2024

Finalist Selected on April 23, 2024

Meet & Greet Candidates on May 13, 2024

Candidate Interviews on May 14, 2024

Selection Made on May 14, 2024