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  • New Superintendent Selected

    On December 7, 2021, the Governing Board voted to enter into contract negotiations with Dr. Kimberly Guerin to serve as Madison’s next superintendent. Pending the result of successful contract negotiations, the Board is expected to officially approve Dr. Guerin as the next Superintendent effective July 1, 2022. The Madison School District Board worked diligently on this process and considered feedback from all stakeholders.

    “The Governing Board has selected Dr. Kimberly Guerin to be the next Superintendent of Madison Elementary School District. It is a testament to Madison that there were three highly qualified candidates, each going through an exhaustive process lasting weeks, and we thank each of them for their commitment to our students, families, staff and community. Dr. Guerin possesses what we believe to be the critical skills and expertise to lead Madison through extraordinary times. With your support, we will continue to inspire passion for learning and leading in an ever-changing world.” – Madison Governing Board

    Dr. Kimberly Guerin currently serves the Scottsdale Unified School District as the Assistant Superintendent of Educational Services. Prior to her current role, she served the Paradise Valley Unified School District as the Assistant Superintendent of Leadership - Elementary, Director of Elementary Education, Assistant Director of Curriculum, and Principal of Echo Mountain Elementary School. In addition, Dr. Guerin regularly leads sessions on the topic of effective leadership at both Arizona School Administrator and Arizona School Board Association conferences. Dr. Guerin grew up in the valley, graduating from a neighboring school district. She will celebrate her twenty-fifth anniversary with her husband Jeff, who is a Madison alumni. They have two children, a daughter and a son.

    The Governing Board thanks you for your feedback and continued support during this process.

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Kimberly Guerin, Ed.D.

Dr. Kimberly Guerin currently serves the Scottsdale Unified School District as the Assistant Superintendent of Educational Services.  Prior to her current role, she served the Paradise Valley Unified School District as the Assistant Superintendent of Leadership - Elementary, Director of Elementary Education, Assistant Director of Curriculum, and Principal of Echo Mountain Elementary School. In addition, Dr. Guerin regularly leads sessions on the topic of effective leadership at both Arizona School Administrator and Arizona School Board Association conferences.  Dr. Guerin grew up in the valley, graduating from a neighboring school district.   She will celebrate her twenty-fifth anniversary with her husband Jeff, who is a Madison alumni.  They have two children, a daughter and a son.  

When asked why she would like to serve as our superintendent, Dr. Guerin shared,  “Working hand in hand with caring, talented educators to impact future generations of students is why I am seeking the superintendent position for the Madison Elementary School District.  It is clear the stakeholders in Madison are focused on supporting students and helping them to achieve their dreams.  This shared community focus matches my core value of believing that all students can succeed. This common belief is just one of the reasons I am drawn to your district.   The Madison Elementary School District is a community of committed educators, supportive parents, and community members focused on students who are eager to learn. I believe I am the candidate that has the ability to understand and navigate the challenges we face as educators in Arizona. I would honor your history, working with you to enhance the district’s strengths, while moving the organization forward in this ever-changing landscape of education. I would be honored to serve your premier school district as its next superintendent.”

Click here to view Kimberly Guerin's resume

  • Process

    Timeline

    • October 13, 2021 - Application Opens
    • November 15, 2021 - Application Deadline
    • November 24, 2021 - Semi-finalists Chosen
    • November 29, 2021 - Interview Semi-finalists
    • November 30, 2021 - Finalists Chosen
    • December 6, 2021 - Interview Finalists & Community Forum (The Community Forum will be 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm at The Madison Center for the Arts and will also be livestreamed.)
    • December 7, 2021 - Finalist Selected
    • December 14, 2021 - Approval and Signing of Contract
    • July 1, 2022 - Position Start Date
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