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Dear GTA Community,

Your Board of Directors is engaged in the process of recruiting and selecting the next superintendent for Grand Traverse Academy and is committed to being intentional and transparent in our work.   Below find news items and documents related to our search process.  We welcome your input and participation as we identify the next great leader for our school.

In the meantime, we are very fortunate to have Michelle Floering, who has been our secondary principal, serving as our interim superintendent.    We are grateful for her leadership of our school.   


Dana Holcomb
Board President

June 30, 2022 - Below are documents related to the board's Superintendent Search: 

Online Survey, Due No Later Than July 6, 2022

Superintendent Search Timeline

Preliminary Superintendent Position Posting

June 23, 2022 - The Grand Traverse Academy board of directors has initiated the search process for a new school superintendent and has enlisted the services of the Michigan Association of School Boards executive search team.  GTA stakeholders have two opportunities to provide input into the qualities, experiences and skills needed in this individual.  

Stakeholders are invited to complete an online survey no later than July 6, 2022.

In-person meetings will take place on Wednesday, June 29 as follows.  Please enter the school at the main entrance, 1245 Hammond Road East.  If you are unable to attend at the time designated for your stakeholder group, feel free to choose another.

Room Aqua 5 (Board Room)

8:30 a.m.

Administrative Staff

Room Aqua 5 (Board Room)

9:30 a.m.

Teaching Staff

Room Aqua 5 (Board Room)

10:30 a.m.

Support Staff and Ancillary Personnel

Room Aqua 5 (Board Room)

11:30 a.m.

Parents of Enrolled Students

Room Aqua 5 (Board Room)

12:30 p.m.

Community Members