City of Decatur Schools Superintendent Search- Community Input Needed

 City Schools of Decatur Superintendent Search
Parents, Staff, Students and Community Members Invited
to Participate in Online Survey and Community Forums
The Board of Education is very interested in your input as they seek to hire a new superintendent. City Schools of Decatur staff, students, parents and community members are invited to participate in this process by attending community forums and by completing a survey. This survey is designed to gather your perception on the importance of various characteristics commonly found in effective superintendents.  The information will be used by the Board to determine the “Desired Characteristics” of our next superintendent.
The Superintendent Search Survey
Please share your thoughts by responding to survey linked below.  The survey will be open until June 3, 2015.
To access the survey:
As you respond, please remember that all characteristics listed are desirable, but we are interested in knowing your perceptions about which characteristics are “most important” for City Schools of Decatur.
Superintendent Search Community Forums 
The consultant firm, Hazard, Young, Attea & Associates, will facilitate four community forums to seek input on the most desirable characteristics and skills that our new superintendent should possess.
The community forums will be held in the Board of Education Room at the Central Office at the Beacon Municipal Center located at 125 Electric Avenue on the following days:
* Monday, June 1, 2015 at 6:30 PM
* Tuesday, June 2, 2015 at 6:30 PM
* Wednesday, June 3, 2015 at 6:30 PM
* Wednesday, August 5, 2015 at 6:30 PM
The CSD Board members, along with Hazard, Young, Attea & Associates, appreciate your willingness to participate in this very important process and look forward to learning your perspective.

Decatur Heights Neighborhood Meeting January 27th, 2015

Decatur Heights Neighborhood Association

Your Voice for Your Neighborhood!

January 27th, 2015 at 7:15pm

Meeting to Include:

Plans for Suburban Plaza
Special guests, the Selig team, will showcase the plans for Suburban Plaza, including offsite street improvements.

Streetscape Improvements, etc
Learn about the traffic calming committee’s proposed streetscape improvements plan for Sycamore Drive and the top ends of Hillcrest Avenue and Ridgeland Avenue… to include intersection bulb-outs, a mid-block crosswalk, and median islands. Updates on the speed reduction efforts will also be provided.

*Annual Membership dues: a nominal $10/person!
Dues go toward basic expenses, incorporation costs, and a fun social event (or two!) per year!

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DHNA Meeting Thursday, November 20th 7PM

Decatur Heights Neighborhood Association (DHNA) Meeting

Thursday, November 20th at 7pm* in the community room of The Church at Decatur Heights

(Doors will open at 6:45pm for members to sign in ahead of vote.)


  • Election of Officers for 2015
  • Traffic Calming Update
  • Neighborhood Activities Going Forward– Members’ Input
  • Members’ Announcements
  • Meet and Greet

All neighbors are encouraged to participate in the DHNA. Meetings are open to all to attend.

* Time change from original notice

JOIN the DHNA in October!! Four Opportunities on Different Dates.

Some of you neighbors will be working with the Decatur Heights Neighborhood Transition Committee to offer opportunities to sign up for the:

Decatur Heights Neighborhood Association (DHNA).

Neighborhood Watch.

Decatur Heights Neighbors Google Group.

Neighbors without internet can sign up to receive events notices and occasional news updates.

October 16th 5:30-7PM.  Sycamore RIDGE at the GAzEbo

A team will be there to answer questions and take sign-ups for the DHNA, Neighborhood Watch, and Google Group.

(Please bring identification card or a current utility bill as proof of residence.)


October 17 5:30-7PM.  Church at Decatur Heights PArking Lot (Rain location Church Gym)

A team will be there to answer questions and take sign-ups for the DHNA, Neighborhood Watch, and Google Group.

(Please bring identification card or a current utility bill as proof of residence.)


October 19th 2pm.  Door-to-door INVITATION  in the APARTMENT COMPLEXES on 100 Block Springdale St and 300 Block
Hillcrest Ave

Block captains will be out knocking with opportunity to enroll in the Watch, DHNA, and Google Group.


ThursdayOctober 23 between 6:30pm-7pm * The  Church at Decatur Heights community room (DHNA Meeting begins at 7pm)

This will be the last opportunity to sign up for the DHNA in 2014 and last OPPORTUNITY to give a statement of interest in running for officer on the DHNA board.

This will also be the final opportunity to become a DHNA member eligible to vote in November’s DHNA Board election. (Please
bring identification card or a current utility bill as proof of residence.)  Neighbors will be able to sign up for the Neighborhood Watch, Google
Group, and non internet neighbor notifications at end of DHNA Meeting.


If you have any questions?  Board may be emailed to: