Superintendent Search

superintendent search

The quest for a new school superintendent has been initiated by the Tecumseh Public Schools Board of Education, prompted by the retirement announcement of the current TPS Superintendent, Richard W. Hilderley, in August of 2023. The board unanimously chose the Michigan Association of School Boards (MASB) to spearhead the search for a new superintendent. Superintendent Hilderley will conclude his tenure as superintendent of Tecumseh Public Schools on June 30, 2024.

Superintendent Search Launch Press Release

To access the comprehensive PDF document for the superintendent profile of Tecumseh Public Schools, containing district details, demographic information, student enrollment, yearly budget, superintendent qualifications, and more, please click the link below.

Superintendent Search - Job Posting

PDF Version of Job Posting

Superintendent Selection Criteria

Application Deadline: Tuesday, March 5, 2024, 4 pm


Stakeholder Survey: Available from January 11-January 26, 2024

To gather your thoughts and opinions, the search firm, Michigan Association of School Boards (MASB) created a brief survey and encouraged all stakeholders to complete it.

The survey aimed to capture thoughts three key areas:

  1. What are the unique skills, qualifications, and characteristics desired of the new superintendent?

  2. What are the challenges facing Tecumseh Public Schools in the next three to five years?

  3. What is important to you?

Responses will be anonymous and will play a role in guiding the board's search process.


Background Information Pertaining to Search