Superintendent Search

At the HPS Board of Education Work Session on January 4, 2021, Dr. Brian Davis announced his retirement as Superintendent of Holland Public Schools effective June 30, 2021. After 21 years of serving in the district as an elementary principal, Assistant Superintendent of Teaching for Learning, and thirteen years in his current role, members of the Board of Education thank him for his exemplary and vision-focused work for the district.

The Board of Education is working with the Michigan Association of School Boards (MASB) to engage the community in an inclusive process that leads to the selection of a new superintendent.

The new Superintendent is expected to assume the position on July 1, 2021. Questions about the search process should be directed to Robert Herrera at 517.605.6117.

Superintendent Search Timeline

March 22 - April 15: Stakeholder Meetings

  • Admin Team - 3/24
  • Teaching Staff - 4/13
  • Support Staff - 4/14
  • Union Leader - 3/25
  • Parents and Community - 4/15 4pm and 7pm 
  • Spanish Speaking Families - 4/14 7pm

April 27 - Board Workshop

  • Report on Stakeholder Input
  • Develop Selection Criteria


May 18 - Board Workshop

  • Develop Interview Questions
  • Prepare for interviews
  • Select Interview Candidates

May 24 - First Round of interviews

  • 5 to 7 interviews lasting 50 minutes each

May 27 - First Round of interviews

  • 5 to 7 interviews lasting 50 minutes each

June 1 - Finalist Visits to District & Final Interviews

  • 2 Finalists interviewing for 75 minutes each
  • Possible Board Decision Date

July 1 - New Superintendent on Site


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Getting Engaged

Upcoming opportunities for input on important issues facing the district.

Superintendent Search | Online Meetings for Public Input
  • Parents & Community Meeting | April 15, 4pm & 7pm
  • Spanish-Speaking Parents &  Community Meeting | April 14, 7pm
Superintendent Search Timeline
Superintendent Search Survey

The Holland Public Schools Board of Education is seeking input on the hiring of a new superintendent. The survey below is being administered by the MASB Executive Search team and takes about ten minutes to complete.  

Dr. Brian Davis Announces Retirement

Near Year—New Beginning.