Members of the Fowler School District R4J community, along with school district staff, are invited to participate in focus group meetings on Nov. 3 to help the Fowler School District R4J develop a leadership profile for a new superintendent of schools.

Members of the Fowler School District R4J community, along with school district staff, are invited to participate in focus group meetings on Nov. 3 to help the Fowler School District R4J develop a leadership profile for a new superintendent of schools. A consultant from Colorado Association of School Boards, which has been retained to conduct the search process, will facilitate the focus groups.

Participants in the one-hour meetings will discuss the leadership qualities and skills necessary for the new superintendent to be successful. Information gathered from the focus groups will be used to advertise the position and will be the basis of interview questions for candidates.

The meetings will be held on Thursday, Nov. 3, from 4 to 5 p.m. for school district personnel and 6-7 p.m. for community members. All are welcome but please RSVP to Mike Thomas at 263-4224, mike.thomas@fowler.k12.co.us or Kelly Wager at 263-4364, kelly.wager@fowler.k12.co.us.

The board of education is expected to name the new superintendent by March 2017.