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 co-chair Julie Craig.

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

Superintendent Search Job Descriptions

Projected Hiring Timeline

  • Week of January 6: Job opening announced
  • January 14-16: Public forums for community to share what they would like to see in next superintendent
  • January 14-31: Online survey for community to share what they would like to see in next superintendent
  • Late January: Official job opening and description posted, based on feedback from community and staff
  • March 30-31: Public forums anticipated with finalists
  • April 15: Top candidate selected
  • July 1: New superintendent hire date

Contact Us

Valerie Pitts, Ed. D.
Hazard, Young, Attea & Associates, Search Consultant
831-332-5126
[email protected]

Dave Cash, Ed. D.
Hazard, Young, Attea & Associates, Search Consultant
805-570-8787
[email protected]

Julie Craig
Bend-La Pine Schools Board Co-Chair

Carrie Douglass
Bend-La Pine Schools Board Co-Chair