Superintendent Search

The Board of Education for Newaygo Public Schools has embarked upon a formal superintendent search as our current superintendent, Dr. Peggy Mathis, has announced her retirement as of May 31, 2021. The superintendent search is being facilitated by Michigan Leadership Institute under the direction of Dave Killips, Regional President. 

Comments & Questions: regarding candidates and the interviews can be sent to:

Pete Haines at or Dave Killips at

April 13, 2021 Superintendent Interviews -  ZOOM LINK 
(meeting begins at 27 minutes)
(please note this Zoom link will be taken down once official meeting minutes are approved at the regular board meeting on April 19, 2021)

Press Release, March 30, 2021


Newaygo Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The Superintendent Job Posting has been re-posted as of February 25, 2021. See updated job posting HERE.

New Timeline:

Selection of candidates for first interviews: March 30, 2021
First round of public interviews: April 13, 2021
Second round of public interviews: April 19 and 20, 2021
Site or in-district visit: April 19 and 20, 2021
Start date: June 1, 2021