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Superintendent Search

Keller ISD's Board of Trustees is in the process of searching for a replacement for Superintendent Randy Reid, who has announced his plans to retire at the end of July 2017.

Dr. Reid announced his retirement in January 2017, providing time for the Board of Trustees to identify and hire the District's next superintendent. The Board has contracted with School Executive Consulting, Inc. to conduct the search. 

If you are a superintendent candidate who previously submitted application materials to a Dallas address, please note the correct Houston address below.

About Keller ISD...

Keller ISD has 41 campuses serving more than 34,800 students, and has been one of the state's fastest growing school districts over the past two decades, more than doubling its enrollment. As the District nears build-out, growth has slowed, but still continues. KISD opened three new campuses in 2016 – Keller Early Learning Center South, Sunset Valley Elementary School, and the Keller Center for Advanced Learning – and will open its seventh middle school in August 2017.

The District serves portions of the cities of Colleyville, Fort Worth, Haltom City, Hurst, North Richland Hills, Southlake, Watauga, and Westlake and the entire City of Keller. Its 51 square miles encompass the third-largest land area in Tarrant County.

In the classroom, Keller ISD students continue to excel, exceeding state averages in state standardized testing; SAT and ACT scores; advanced course completion; and attendance, graduation, and dropout rates. KISD's more than 4,200 employees includes just over 2,700 classroom instructional staff. Financially, the District is one of the most efficient in Texas – maintaining high academic performance while being among the lowest spending in the state.


Superintendent Search Timeline

  • February 2017 
    Board of Trustees selects School Executive Consulting, Inc. to conduct superintendent search
    State and national promotion of open position commences, inviting nominations of outstanding candidates

  • March 2017
    Collect community input to form hiring profile
    Click here to provide feedback by Wednesday, March 29

  • April 2017
    Application Deadline: April 4, 2017
    Search consultants meet with Board of Trustees to identify candidates to interview
    Begin interviews

  • May 2017
    Background checks and District visits
    Identification of Finalists
    Finalization of contract details

  • June 2017
    Approval of employment contract

  • August 2017
    New superintendent assumes position


Superintendent Application Information

Should you wish to establish your candidacy, all letters of interest, resumes, and supporting materials will be kept in the strictest of confidence. The application deadline is April 4, 2017. Letters of interest and resumes may be sent to the address below:

Mr. David Thompson
Thompson & Horton LLP
Phoenix Tower
3200 Southwest Frwy., Suite 2000
Houston, TX 77027

Please direct any inquiries to:

Mr. David Thompson

Mike Moses


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