Superintendent Search

  • Keller ISD's Board of Trustees is in the process of searching for a replacement for Superintendent Rick Westfall, who has announced his plans to retire at the end of June 2023.

    On August 28, 2023, the Board voted to retain Leasor Crass, P.C. as Keller ISD's superintendent search firm. Look for more details about the superintendent search process throughout Fall 2023. 


    About Keller ISD...

    Keller ISD has 42 campuses serving more than 34,000 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, the quest to provide our students with exceptional educational opportunities still continues.

    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.


    Superintendent Search Timeline

    October 3, 2023
    Community Engagement Meeting #1 (5:15 p.m. at Central High School) 
    Community Engagement Meeting #2 (7:30 p.m. at Keller High School)

    October 5, 2023
    Community Engagement Meeting #3 (5:15 p.m. at Fossil Ridge High School) 
    Community Engagement Meeting #4 (7:30 p.m. at Timber Creek High School)

    November 2, 2023 
    Application Deadline 

    November 6-9, 2023 
    Application Review by Board of Trustees 

    November 9, 2023 
    Select Best Qualified Applicants to Interview 

    November 13-15, 2023 
    Initial Round of Interviews 

    November 16, 2023 
    Select Candidates for Second Round of Interviews 

    November 27-29, 2023 
    Follow-up Interviews

    November 30, 2023 
    Board Names Lone Finalist 

    January 2, 2024 
    Board Votes to Hire Lone Finalist 

    January 3, 2024 
    Preferred Start Date


    Superintendent Application Information

    Click Here to Download the Keller ISD Superintendent Application Packet
    Application Deadline: November 2, 2023 


    Helpful Keller ISD Information:

    Keller ISD 2023-24 Adopted Budget
    Board of Trustees
    Performance Reports
    Additional Financial Information 
    Core Documents (Mission, Vision, Values) 
    Campus Directory