Superintendent Search

The National Affiliation of Superintendent Searches (NASS) is the most experienced network of search professionals in the country.  NSBA supports this national network of executive search professionals in state school boards associations as the best resource when school boards need assistance with executive searches.


State school boards association search professionals are uniquely qualified to provide a highly specialized, well-organized search that will attract quality candidates and adhere to the highest standards of ethics and effective school governance.

NASS members have extensive knowledge of state laws affecting all aspects of the hiring process, including the superintendent certification guidelines in each state (which can serve to protect the district and the candidate). Unlike any other search firm, NASS members have extensive knowledge of effective governance, understand best practices in school district leadership, and provide ongoing supports to develop productive board/superintendent relations. Operating as a national network, search professionals in each state work together to attract and screen quality candidates across the country.

With over 60 consultants in 35+ states, NASS has a proven track record of placements that last, bringing sustained and quality leadership to your district.

To find out more about the process of selecting a chief executive, please contact a NASS professional in your state school boards association.  Click on the links below to be directed to the appropriate state school boards association's search services. 

NEW! JOB ALERT!  Kentucky School Boards Association is soliciting candidates for the position of executive director.  Click here for additional information.  The application process is open from November 11, 2013 through January 10, 2014.  



Additional Resources

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