Consultants hired to seek public input for next Moscow superintendent

MOSCOW, ID - The search is on for a new Moscow School District superintendent.

Consultants are traveling around the district and meeting with dozens of groups about what qualities they would like to see in the next superintendent, and what challenges he or she will face. The need for new facilities and a lack of funding from the state of Idaho are the two main issues the consultants say they continually hear about.

"It keeps getting constricted more, and constricted more," said McPherson & Jacobson Consultant Dr. Terry Donicht. "Districts have less to do, less money to use to try to do more things, and they're not able to anymore."

The public is invited to give their input at a meeting about the next superintendent at Moscow Middle School, Tuesday night at 7:00.

Superintendent Dale Kleinert announced his retirement from the position in a board meeting at the end of January. He'll be leaving Moscow this summer to work for the Northwest Accreditation Association as their Idaho Director of School Accreditation.