Superintendent Search

Superintendent, Dr. Markavitch,  will continue to serve the district until June 30, 2024. The new superintendent will begin July 1, 2024.

Oxford Community Schools is pleased to announce a comprehensive search for the next superintendent to lead the district into a promising future.The superintendent search will be expertly conducted by Hazard Young Attea Associates (HYA), a nationally renowned firm with a distinguished track record in educational leadership recruitment. With their expertise in identifying exceptional candidates and aligning leadership profiles with the unique needs of school districts, HYA will play a vital role in ensuring the selection of a superintendent who will inspire educational excellence and innovation in Oxford.


At the March 13, 2024 Special Meeting, the Oxford Community Schools Board of Education has selected the following three finalists for the superintendent position. Final Interviews will be held on April 2, 2024. Stakeholder meetings with each finalist will be held March 18, 19, and 20th.

- Mr. Cormac Lynn, Superintendent of Schools, Catholic Diocese of Saginaw
- Mr. David Raleigh, Superintendent, LaRue County Schools
- Dr. Tonya Milligan, Executive Director of K-12 Teaching and Learning, Columbus City Schools


Deadline to apply: March 1, 2024

1st round interviews: March 11, 12, 13, 2024

Finalist Day in District: Week of March 18, 2024

Final interviews: April 2, 2024

Selection and announcement: April 23, 2024

Position to begin: July 1, 2024


As a crucial step in this process, the district is inviting community members, stakeholders, staff, teachers, and students to actively participate in this important endeavor. Focus groups will be conducted by HYA. Please see below for a list of focus groups as well as the meeting dates and times for the community, and parents/guardians.

  • High School Students
  • Oxford Schools Union Presidents
  • PTO/Boosters
  • Central Office Staff
  • Secondary Teachers and Staff
  • Elementary Teachers and Staff
  • Key Communicators
  • Administrative Team
  • Support Staff/Administrative Assistants
  • Oxford Community Senior Citizens
  • Community, Parent, and Guardians (see following schedule for this group below)

Wednesday, Feb.7, 2024

Parents and Guardians- 6:00 p.m., Oxford Middle School, Band Room #104
Community at large- 6:00 p.m., Oxford Middle School, Media Center

Thursday, Feb.8, 2024

Community, Parents, and Guardians- 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m., Central Office Board Room (10 N. Washington St.)
Parents and Guardians- 6:00 p.m., Oxford Middle School, Band Room #104
Community at large- 6:00 p.m., Oxford Middle School, Media Center

Sunday, Feb. 18, 2024

Community, Parents, and Guardians- 6:00 p.m., via ZOOM

ZOOM link: , Meeting ID: 966 1605 5126, Passcode: 491943


Mike Richie- [email protected]
Sarena Shivers- [email protected]
Scott Winch- [email protected]