Making a List, Checking It Twice

Tammy Grissom

The Knox County school board adopts a set of 10 criteria for its next superintendent, setting the stage for a national search.

Four Months and Counting

Evetty Satterfield, Bob Thomas, Susan Horn

The school board launches a survey and embarks on a timeline that would see a new superintendent hired by mid-March.

Searching for Searchers

Superintendent Bob Thomas

The Knox County school board is ready to hire an outside firm to seek the next superintendent, but it has to decide who and how.

Search Party

School board members at retreat

To find its next superintendent, the Knox County school board prepares for a national effort — probably with some outside help.