Dear UPA Family,

The Board of Directors engaged the school’s management company, Academica, to begin the principal search on June 1, 2020.

The position was posted on Indeed and several other platforms including the Doral Leadership website. Applications were due by June 12, 2020. The search committee received 60 resumes.

Application and resume reviews were completed by a committee which included interested teachers, board members, and other members of the search committee.

The search committee and the board conducted first-round interviews on Thursday, June 18th and Friday, June 19th.

All interviews were conducted live on a remote platform with 10 candidates.

Of the 10 candidates, 3 have advanced to the final round which is scheduled for Monday, June 22.

Once a final candidate is identified, background checks completed and and an offer accepted, we will name the principal and schedule remote and live introductions.

The search committee embraces this task with the intention of making the best choice for our unique needs. Mr. Richard Ledgister remains committed to the school during this search. Should you have any questions, please contact Mr. Douglas Rodriguez at [email protected] Thank you.

Warm Regards,

Search Committee