Superintendent Search

The ZPS Board of Education will conduct a search for the next superintendent of schools under the direction of Mark Dobias. Current Superintendent Calvin De Kuiper will retire on June 30, 2021.

opinion survey

An opinion survey is now available to provide personal input regarding the experience, expertise, and character traits of the next superintendent. The survey will close on March 10 at 4:00 pm. Complete the survey now.


virtual sessions

Community members who wish to take part in a virtual input session are welcome to submit their interest before 8 am on March 1. This form is recommended only for those who wish to speak.  Each session is limited to 25 individuals. Those who wish to only watch, and not speak, can do so with a link that will be posted below in advance of both sessions. Currently, sessions being offered for the community include

Those who indicated a desire to participate have been emailed a Zoom link and directions.



Contact Information

If you wish to submit a comment or have a question regarding the superintendent search, please email one of the contacts listed below.

Mark Dobias, Consultant

Tom DenHerder, ZPS BOE President

Ginger Smith, ZPS Community Relations Manager