Marlette starts search for new Superintendent

(SANILAC COUNTY) – The Marlette school district has begun the search for their next new superintendent. as well as for a junior – senior high school assistant principal.

Former Superintendent Sarah Barratt announced her retirement at the Feb. 8 meeting. Vice President Neal Bishop noted Barratt came to the district when no one was certain of their future.

The board has enlisted staff from the Michigan Association of School Boards to facilitate the search for the district. As the profile of the ideal candidate is developed, the board is soliciting community and staff input.

Residents of the district, all staff and administration are encouraged to participate in the process.

For those who would like to provide input, there will be a virtual meeting 6 p.m., his evening (Monday). To attend, go to the events section of the district’s website to connect to the meeting #RedRaiderNation #InputNeeded.

There is also a survey online that can be completed.

The board also expects to select the new superintendent to begin in July.

The Marlette school board has also narrowed a list of candidates for the junior-senior high school assistant principal from 21 applicants down to three with interviews scheduled at a future date.