After interviewing eight candidates over the course of April 30 and May 1, the Waconia School Board selected three finalists for the Waconia Schools Superintendent position during a special meeting held on Thursday, May 1.
The finalists: Patrick Devine, who is currently a Middle School Principal in the Litchfield School District in Litchfield, Minn.; Dr. Jana Hennen-Burr, the Assistant Superintendent for Elk River Area Schools in Elk River, Minn.; and Scott Monson, the current Superintendent for Morris Area School District in Morris, Minn.
Each of the finalists will have another extensive interview May 13-15. Devine will interview on Tuesday, May 13, Hennen-Burr will interview on Wednesday, May 14, and Monson will be interviewed on Thursday, May 15.
Each finalist will be invited for an all day interview process including open forums that will be available to staff, students and community members and a final formal board interview. Immediately following the final interview, the board will hold a special meeting regarding the selection of the new superintendent.