From the Board of Trustees
Cambrian School District, June 7, 2021
Dear Cambrian Community and Staff,
We are very grateful for Dr. Andrews’ leadership over the past seven years as Cambrian’s Superintendent. We have accomplished a lot together for our students, staff and the greater community. While we are sorry to see her move on, we support the next phase in her career and wish her well in the future.
We also want to ensure stability within our District, especially with all the new areas of growth for Cambrian. The Board of Trustees plans to engage with search firms to find the best candidate for Superintendent, which could take months. To maintain continuity for the Cambrian School District, we have appointed an interim Superintendent. After careful, thoughtful consideration, Ms. Kristi Schwiebert has been selected by the Governing Board to be our Interim Superintendent until a permanent candidate is found. Ms. Schwiebert has successfully served as Cambrian’s Assistant Superintendent of Personnel for the past two years.
Ms. Schwiebert began as Fammatre Elementary’s Principal 11 years ago. Due to her leadership abilities, she was offered the Principal position at Steindorf K-8 Magnet School, which took effect one year before the school was opened. Ms. Schwiebert was very involved in all decision-making processes with opening the school, classroom layouts and curriculum, to name a few. After four years at Steindorf, she was selected to be Cambrian’s Assistant Superintendent of Personnel, where she has served since 2019.
Once the Board receives information from Superintendent Search Firms, they will choose the best firm in an Open Session during a Special Board Meeting. We will communicate to the public once the day of the Special Board meeting is selected. A part of the search firm’s duties is seeking stakeholder input on what qualities they would like to see in our next Superintendent. That information will be passed along to the Governing Board and candidates will be brought forward for interviews.
All Superintendent interviews will be performed by the current Cambrian Board members in a closed session environment. Depending on the search firm’s ability to provide high-quality candidates and the finalist’s ability to begin working in our District will dictate the time frame to hire Cambrian’s next Superintendent. It is my commitment to keep the community and staff apprised of the time frame and status of the process for hiring our new Superintendent.
Have a wonderful summer and I will be contacting you soon with updates. We are CAMBRIAN.
Governing Board Members: