The Ashland Independent School District’s superintendent screening committee received 17 applications for the position of superintendent. There are 17 applicants all from the Commonwealth of Kentucky with 2 applicants having superintendent experience. The screening committee will now begin the process of screening all applications following the guidelines established in KRS 160.352 and Board Policy 02.1. Per the timeline established by the Board of Education, the screening committee will make its recommendation to the board by May 5, 2016. At this point following the guidelines in Board Policy, members of the screening committee will keep all applicant information in strict confidence.