Superintendent Search


Bend-La Pine Schools is now hiring a dynamic superintendent to lead our district, which is home to more than 18,500 students and 2,200 staff members across 33 schools in the Bend, La Pine and Sunriver areas.

"We believe Bend-La Pine Schools is the best large school district in the state and we want a leader who can build on those achievements and make us even stronger," said board member Julie Craig.

Click on the photo below to read a full job description online or download the PDF

Superintendent Search Job Descriptions

UPDATED: Projected Hiring Timeline

  • Week of January 6, 2020: Job opening announced
  • March 2020: Process delayed due to pandemic
  • September 1, 2020: Hiring process resumes
  • October 15, 2020: Application Deadline Update
  • November/December 2020: Semi-finalist and finalist interviews
  • January 2021: Announcement of appointment
  • July 1, 2021 or sooner: Superintendent begins

Contact Us

Valerie Pitts, Ed. D.
Hazard, Young, Attea & Associates, Search Consultant
[email protected]

Julie Craig
Bend-La Pine Schools board member

Carrie Douglass
Bend-La Pine Schools board Chair