The Elmbrook School Board voted Tuesday night to hire Mark Hansen, chief academic officer for the Pewaukee School District, to succeed Matt Gibson as Elmbrook Superintendent.
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Wednesday, February 29, 2012
Friday, February 24, 2012
The district issued a press release Friday morning saying it had reached a contract agreement to hire Pewaukee Schools administrator Mark Hansen to succeed Superintendent Matt Gibson.
The Elmbrook School Board will vote Tuesday to hire Mark Hansen as the district's next superintendent. Below is the press release the district issued Friday morning. For more coverage of the superintendent search, see Brookfield Patch's coverage. The board's packet for Tuesday's meeting includes more details of Hansen's contract, including his planned $175,000 salary. "The School District of Elmbrook Board of Education has selected Mr. Mark Hansen as the district’s next superintendent. Mr. Hansen, currently the Chief Academic Officer in the Pewaukee School District, will succeed Dr. Matt Gibson, who is retiring effective June 30, 2012 after 17 years of service. Mr. Hansen’s contract begins July 1, 2012 and will be approved by the Board of …
Wednesday, February 22, 2012
If accepted, the contact offer to Pewaukee Schools administrator Mark Hansen will be on the Elmbrook School Board agenda Tuesday for approval.
A Pewaukee School District administrator Wednesday was reviewing a proposed contract offer to become Elmbrook's next superintendent. The Elmbrook School Board met in closed session Monday night to discuss the terms of the contract offer — such as salary and benefits — to the sole finalist for the job, Mark Hansen. Keith Brightman, Elmbrook's assistant superintendent for finance, operations and human resources, said in an e-mail Wednesday that the board reviewed a draft contract, revisited salary and compensation comparable data, and set board contract authority. Brightman said he and School Board President Tom Gehl presented the contract to Hansen Tuesday night and was awaiting his response Wednesday. Brightman would not comment on the …
Monday, February 20, 2012
The week ahead also includes an open house and tour of the Creative Preschool Center and Ladies Night at Soerens Ford.
Brookfield Patch offers a glimpse into news and events in the week ahead. For more events, be sure to check Patch's events listings and feel free to add your own. Negotiating contract for a new Elmbrook Superintendent: The Elmbrook School Board will meet in closed session at 6 p.m. Monday at 13780 Hope St. to discuss the terms of a contract offer to Mark Hansen of Pewaukee Schools to replace Superintendent Matt Gibson. Agenda Finding new alderman for District 3: The city's Legislative & Licensing Committee at 7:15 p.m. Tuesday will discuss how to fill the aldermanic seat vacated after the death of Ald. Jim Garvens. Past practice has been to seek applications from district residents, interview and recommend an appointment. Outdoor, sidewalk…
Friday, February 17, 2012
The Elmbrook School Board met Thursday night in closed session with Mark Hansen, a finalist to replace Superintendent Matt Gibson.
Updated (2:18 p.m.): The Elmbrook School Board on Monday will negotiate a contract offer to hire a Pewaukee school official as Elmbrook's next superintendent. The board conducted a second interview Thursday night with Mark Hansen, chief academic officer in the Pewaukee School District and former Waukesha assistant superintendent for curriculum and instruction. Hansen also met Thursday with staff as he spent an hour each at Brookfield East High and Dixon Elementary schools. The board plans to hold another closed session at 6 p.m. Monday at the district administrative offices, 13780 Hope St., to discuss "authorizing contract/salary/benefit parameters for the finalist candidate." Board President Tom Gehl said Friday he would not comment until…
Monday, February 13, 2012
Mark Hansen, chief academic officer in the Pewaukee School District and former Waukesha assistant superintendent for curriculum and instruction, is the only finalist for job.
UPDATED (4:11 p.m.) Mark Hansen, chief academic officer in the Pewaukee School District and former Waukesha assistant superintendent for curriculum and instruction, is the lone finalist for the Elmbrook superintendent job. After receiving an applicant pool of 47, the Elmbrook School Board interviewed six candidates last week and narrowed to two finalists. One of those finalists, however, then withdrew from consideration. The district will move forward with the same process it had planned to do with two finalists. Hansen will tour two schools, meet with district staff and interview again with the School Board on Thursday. Hansen, a former teacher who is pursuing his doctorate, also has been principal of Waukesha South High School, assistant…
Tuesday, November 8, 2011
The Elmbrook School District is encouraging people to fill out a survey, check off desired traits and attend forums on Nov. 15 to help select Matt Gibson's successor.
Want to have a say in who is hired to replace Elmbrook Superintendent Matt Gibson? After 17 years, Elmbrook will have a new leader and the district wants your input. You can: 10:30 – 11:45 a.m. at Elmbrook's Central Administrative Office Board Room, 13780 Hope St. 6:30 – 8 p.m. at Brookfield East High School cafeteria, 3305 North Lilly Rd. See more on Patch about Gibson's retirement and successor search with the aid of a national executive search firm.
Friday, October 28, 2011
The School Board agrees to spend up to $20,900 to a consultant to help search for Superintendent Matt Gibson's successor.
The Elmbrook School Board has agreed to pay an Iowa firm up to $20,900 to search for a new superintendent to success Matt Gibson when he retires in June. After interviewing about a half-dozen search firms, the board chose Ray & Associates of Cedar Rapids, IA, opting for a national rather than local firm to widen the search out of state. Gibson was hired as Elmbrook's superintendent in 1995, transferring from the top schools job in Stoughton outside of Madison. Prior to Stoughton, Gibson was superintendent in three Milwaukee suburban high school feeder districts (Swallow, North Lake and Fox Point-Bayside). Prior to that, Gibson had been a music teacher and school principal. Elmbrook officials hope to have a superintendent candidate selected…