The search for a new superintendent is moving forward in Benton Harbor.
A search firm has been hired to help fill the position.
Paula Dawning is stepping down in June and more details are expected to be announced at next week's school board meeting.
The Michigan Association of School Boards is expected to charge the district six thousand dollars.
Taking into account Benton Harbor will conduct its own forums and that the district has already done some research.
Initially, Benton Harbor was going to go with the Michigan Leadership Institute until the price tag jumped from eight to 10-thousand dollars.