The Wabash District #348 school board will get its’ first look Monday night at the recommended pool of candidates applying to be the next superintendent. The school board is spending $7,900 to have the Illinois Association of School Boards perform the search to replace the retiring Tim Buss. The IASB’s Jim Helton has been narrowing down the list of candidates since the application deadline past on November 27th. Monday night, the school board is expected to choose which candidates they will interview the week of December 18th. After that, the board will narrow the field even further for a second round of interviews on January 23rd with the board officially hiring the new superintendent at their February meeting. The new superintendent will start next July 1st as Buss bows out.