Mercer Island School District posts update on superintendent search

  • Tuesday, April 18, 2017 12:47pm
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Mercer Island School District posts update on superintendent search

With the announcement of Dr. Gary Plano’s departure on June 30, the Mercer Island School Board has begun the process of seeking a new leader, and needs input from stakeholders — including staff, students, parents, and members of the community — about the characteristics and qualities important to Mercer Island in the selection of a new superintendent.

A Superintendent Search page has been established on the district website at

The Island community is invited to participate in forums at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. April 25 and 7 p.m. April 26 in the Board Room of the MISD Administration Building, 4160 86th SE, and take an online survey at, which will close at 6 a.m. on May 1.

The forums will be facilitated by the district’s search consultant, Ray and Associates.

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