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Alma Advisory Group is leading the search for the next superintendent in Lawrence Public Schools. Alma is a national executive search firm that is woman and minority-led. The organization utilizes a community-centered, transparent, inclusive, and equity-focused approach to finding talented leaders for school systems. Alma will facilitate a planning process with the board to conduct this search and lead focus groups and stakeholder meetings to enable authentic engagement in determining the right candidate profile for the next leader of Lawrence Public Schools.

Superintendent Search Timeline

Dec - Feb


Stakeholder Input

Stakeholder input helps inform recruitment and screening

Network outreach to begin to identify potential candidates

Feb - Mar


Community Report, Recruitment Begins

Profile finalized and posted

Recruitment and Screening begins



Semi-Finalist or Finalist Round

Interviews are performance- and competency-based

Finalist round includes opportunities to fully engage with the LAE Members and community stakeholders

Apr - May


Accepted Offer, Finalize Induction Plans

Once candidate is selected, LAE plans for transition and induction of the incoming Superintendent


Check here regularly for upcoming Subcommittee meetings & minutes

Next Virtual Meeting
DateTimeZoom Meeting Link
Monday, February 12, 2024 5:00 pm Monday Zoom Meeting

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Central Office

237 Essex Street, Lawrence, MA 01840
Phone 978-975-5900 Fax 978-722-8544


Family Resource Center

237 Essex Street. 4th Floor, Lawrence, MA 01840
Phone 978-975-5900 Fax 978-722-8551