The Madison County Board of Education announced it has narrowed its search for the district’s next superintendent to three finalists. Matthew Constant, Elmer Thomas, and Robin Steiner are the three candidates who will be interviewed for the position.
Matthew Constant is currently as assistant superintendent of technology and federal programs for Owensboro Public Schools. From 2008 to 2011, he served as director of instructional technology in Daviess County Public Schools. From 2005 to 2008, he was principal of Daviess County High School.
Elmer Thomas is currently the principal of Madison Central High School in Madison County Schools. Thomas has served as principal at MCHS since 2010. From 2004 to 2010, Thomas was principal of Boyle County High School.
Robin Steiner is currently serving as RtI Coach at Meadowthorpe Elementary Schools in Fayette County Schools. She served as assistant superintendent of Kearsarge Regional School District in New Hampshire from 2008 to 2011. She served as dean of humanities from 1996 to 2008 at Bow High School. From 1990 to 1996, she served as a social studies teacher at Kearsarge Regional High School.
The three candidates were recommended by the superintendent screening committee from a pool of 21 candidates who completed the application process. The Madison County Board of Education will conduct closed-session interviews with the three candidates over the next week.
The Board has not set a date for a decision on hiring, according to Board Chair Mona Isaacs. Director of Pupil Personnel Randy Neeley is serving as interim superintendent until a new superintendent is chosen.