This page is dedicated to the Superintendent search being conducted by the Board of Education, in partnership with the FPS Human Resources Department, during the Spring Semester of 2022.  Regular updates will be placed here as this process moves forward.

Wednesday, May 11, 2022

  • The Board of Education announces Mrs. Annalee Bennin as the new Superintendent for Franklin Public Schools, beginning July 1.  See the announcement here.


Friday, May 6, 2022

  • The Board of Education will be voting to approve the new Superintendent hire at their May 11, 2022 meeting. Communication will be provided to FPS families and staff immediately following the approval.


Friday, April 29, 2022

  • The (3) finalists were each in the district this week meeting with stakeholders, touring buildings, and continuing to interview with the Board of Education.
  • The Board met to discuss candidates on Thursday night in closed session. 
  • The Board is currently working on the final details associated with the hire.  
  • More information will be provided next week.


Friday, April 22, 2022

  • The Board of Education has been actively working with our hiring firm, School Exec Connect, to find highly qualified candidates for the next FPS Superintendent based on the candidate profile assembled from stakeholder feedback. 
  • At the April 13th Board Meeting, School Exec Connect presented potential candidates and their information to the Board of Education during a Closed Session Meeting.  From there, the Board of Education conducted interviews of candidates on Monday, April 18th. 
  • After conducting interviews of six candidates earlier this week, the Board of Education has selected (3) finalists. This document shares brief information about each finalist as well as next steps that will be taking place next week.


  • Friday, March 25, 2022
    • Since the close of the Superintendent Search Survey on March 14th and following the Focus Groups and Open Forums that took place, School Exec Connect has been compiling all of the collected information to create the Superintendent Candidate Profile (click here to view feedback data).
    • School Exec Connect presented the Superintendent Candidate Profile to the Board of Education (click here to view profile).  
    • From here, School Exec Connect will now seek out and pre-screen candidates based on the candidate profile.  School Exec Connect will present candidate information to the Board of Education in closed session at the April 13th Board Meeting.


  • Thursday, March 10, 2022
    • At Wednesday night's Board Meeting, School Exec Connect held a Focus Group during the Board Meeting with the Board of Education to seek feedback for the Superintendent Candidate Profile. 
    • Stakeholder Focus Groups & Open Forums (Students, Staff, District Leadership, Parents, Community Members & Business Owners) were held on Wednesday and Thursday of this week. 
    • The Superintendent Search Survey is open for families, staff, and community members until 11:59pm on Monday, March 14th so please complete this if you have not yet (now closed as of Tues 3/15).
    • Once the survey closes, School Exec Connect will utilize all feedback collected to create the Superintendent Candidate Profile.  This will be presented to the Board of Education on Wednesday, March 23rd and will also be available on this webpage after the Board Meeting.


  • Wednesday, March 2, 2022
    • This message was sent to all families and staff and contains details about the following:
      • The Superintendent Search Survey - for families, staff, and community members. Deadline to complete is 11:59pm on Monday, March 14th. (now closed as of Tues 3/15)
      • Parent/Community Open Forum - Thursday, March 10th @ 5:30pm at the ECC District office. If you plan to attend, please complete this form so we can plan for space.


  • Wednesday, February 23, 2022
    • The Board met with a rep from School Exec Connect to start planning for stakeholder feedback.  Families will receive a feedback survey on the qualities and characteristics that are important in the next Superintendent on Tuesday, March 1st.**  We will also be communicating more about an Open Forum and selected Focus Groups soon.
      • As of 3pm on March 1st: **We are waiting for some final scheduling items so we can send everything to families in one communication. We now hope to send this on Wednesday, March 2nd.


  • Wednesday, February 9, 2022
    • The Board of Education signed a contract with School Exec Connect, a search firm that will assist in the Superintendent Search.