Glasgow Independent Schools

Applications due: June 20, 2022 at 1:00 p.m. EST / 12:00 p.m. CST

Glasgow Independent Schools: P-12 with a student population of 2,500

Contract to start: To Be Determined

The Glasgow Independent Schools Board of Education is seeking a visionary leader who has the experience, knowledge, and sound judgement to lead for the next eight years. They will need a record of sound financial management while demonstrating value for academics, arts and athletics. The successful candidate needs to be forthright, have a high level of energy, must be an effective communicator, and show willingness to engage with those in the Glasgow community.

Glasgow Independent Schools, established in 1855, has a long-standing history and tradition of excellence, with success in the classrooms and on the athletic fields. GIS serves approximately 2,500 students, preschool to 12th grade. 75% of the students qualify for free or reduced-price lunches. The district consists of one preschool, two elementary schools, one middle school, one high school and one secondary alternative school. All schools within the district are located in Glasgow, KY, the county seat of Barren County. The town of Glasgow is located just 35 miles east of Bowling Green and 95 miles south of Louisville. The county enjoys a diverse population and is home to industries such as Amneal Pharmaceuticals, SpanTech, and 3A Composites.



Direct all inquiries to the Lead Search Consultant:
Mr. Phil Eason
(270) 799-1256 

The Kentucky Association of School Administrators (KASA) is the consulting firm leading this search.

How to apply:

  1. Fill out the application (see download link below)
  2. Email the application along with a max of two pages expressing your interest and qualifications to Wanda Darland at
  3. Send a hard copy of your transcript and certification to:

Glasgow Ind. Supt. Search
Attn: Wanda Darland
87 C. Michael Davenport Blvd.
Frankfort, KY 40601

Download Glasgow Ind. Application
(Microsoft Word Document)



5/23-27 - Voting for Screening Committee

5/31 – Screening Committee Established

6/1-3 –Employee Survey

6/6 – Board Training/Establish Position Criteria and Instructions to Screening Committee

*6/20 – Applications Due

6/20 –Screening Committee Training and Receive Applications

*7/11 – Screening Committee Make Recommendation to Board/Board Training

7/19 – Start Interviews

7/25 – Appointment of Superintendent

*Timeline is a guide with two dates by policy that must be met: 1. Date for applications to be due 2. Date for screening committee to make recommendation to the Board of Education