Superintendent Search

The GCISD Board of Trustees is currently searching for the District's next superintendent. Below is a timeline of updates from the Board. Each date can be expanded to view more information. 

November 14 Update: Search Firm Updates the Board of Trustees

At the November 14 Board of Trustees meeting, a brief update regarding the next steps in the search for GCISD’s next superintendent was provided by Leasor Crass, the search firm assisting in the process. Next steps include scheduling a meeting with the trustees to establish a timeline, which will include seeking stakeholder input regarding the essential qualities of the next superintendent.

November 7 Update: Leasor Crass Selected as Search Firm

At a special meeting on Monday, November 7, the Grapevine-Colleyville ISD Board of Trustees designated Leasor Crass as the search firm assisting in the selection of the next GCISD superintendent.

Leasor Crass, based in the Fort Worth area, has assisted the superintendent searches at more than 25 school districts. With its selection, the firm will soon work with trustees to set a specific timeline for the selection of GCISD’s next superintendent as well as a candidate profile. Following this process, the firm will accept applicants on behalf of trustees.

The next superintendent will follow Dr. Robin Ryan, who recently announced his planned retirement. Trustees and Dr. Ryan plan to create a smooth transition for his successor.

October 24 Update: Dr. Brad Schnautz Named as Interim Superintendent

At the October 24 Board meeting the GCISD Board of Trustees unanimously approved Deputy Superintendent Dr. Brad Schnautz as the district’s Interim Superintendent of Schools. His duties will begin on January 6, 2023. Read more...