Community Invited to Provide Input on Superintendent Search

Record Number: 18917
Displayed from: Nov 26, 2019 , until: Jan 26, 2020

The public is invited to provide feedback that will be used as the Fort Wayne Community Schools Board of School Trustees begins its search for a new superintendent.

Hazard, Young, Attea & Associates, the firm hired to assist the Board in the search process, will host three community meetings to collect input on the current state of Fort Wayne Community Schools and what the Board should consider regarding the future of the District and a new superintendent.

Meetings will be held:

  • Tuesday, Dec. 3, 6 p.m., South Side High School, 3601 S. Calhoun St.
  • Wednesday, Dec. 4, 1 p.m., Family and Community Engagement Center, 230 E. Douglas Ave.
  • Thursday, Dec. 5, 6 p.m., Northrop High School, 7001 Coldwater Road

Those not able to attend one of the meetings can fill out a short survey by Nov. 29 at https://fortwayneschools.org/superintendent-search.

The Board is searching for a new superintendent to lead the District’s nearly 30,000 students and 4,000 employees. Dr. Wendy Robinson is retiring as superintendent after 17 years in June 2020. She has worked at FWCS for a total of 47 years.

With nearly 30,000 students, Fort Wayne Community Schools is one of the largest school districts in Indiana. FWCS proudly allows families to choose any of its 50 schools through its successful school-choice program creating diversity in each school, including some with more than 75 languages spoken. FWCS offers seven magnet schools focusing on areas such as science and math, communication, fine arts or Montessori at the elementary and middle school level. In high school, students can choose from the prestigious International Baccalaureate program, Project Lead the Way or New Tech Academy as well as other rigorous academic and specialty training programs.