• Frequently Asked Questions

    Important Dates

    Now - December, 2023 - Community engagement
    March 15, 2024 - Close Date
    April 11, 2024 - Meet with Board to review documents 
    April 27, 2024 - Interview candidates
    July 1, 2024 - New superintendent on board

    How does the search process work?

    The Board is working with Leadership Associates to conduct a rigorous, nationwide search. The Board will seek, receive, consider, and review all input from the community, review all candidate applications, interview those candidates determined by the Board and select the new Superintendent.

    When will the new Superintendent be hired?

    The Board will approve and publish a timeline which will reflect these details. Please check back if the timeline is not yet posted. These dates are subject to change as the search process continues.

    How and when do parents and other education partners weigh-in?

    The Board will be soliciting input on the characteristics, experience, and skills desired in the next superintendent via an online survey and education partner input sessions.

    When will the District share the collected input with the public?

    All information gathered will be presented to the Board and then compiled, summarized, and incorporated into the Superintendent Position Profile / Description, which will be published here following Board review.

    Who will make the final selection?

    By law, the Board is solely responsible for hiring the new Superintendent, The Board will seek, receive, and consider all input from the community, review all applications, interview those candidates determined by the Board, and select the new Superintendent.

    How can the public follow this process?

    Updates regarding the Superintendent search process will be posted here. The Board will also provide updates at its regularly scheduled board meetings and future press releases.

    Can we find out who is applying? 

    All application materials, including the names of applicants and any other personally identifiable information, are confidential under law.

    Comments (-1)

    The Pasadena Unified Board of Education is asking for your help in selecting our next superintendent. To ensure this is a collaborative and inclusive process, the Board is providing an anonymous online survey and encourages your participation. This is an opportunity for the Board to receive input from students, staff, parents, and the community. Please follow the link below to provide your input.

    The Survey will be open from October 27, 2023, to November 17, 2023 at 4:00 PM.

    Take the survey now.


    La Junta está pidiendo su ayuda para seleccionar nuestro próximo superintendente. Para garantizar que este sea un proceso colaborativo e inclusivo, la Junta ofrece una encuesta anónima en línea y lo invita a participar. Esta es una oportunidad para recibir comentarios de los estudiantes, el personal, los padres y la comunidad. Siga el enlace a continuación para proporcionar su opinión.

    Esta encuesta estará abierta desde el 27 de octubre del 2023 a 17 de noviembre del 2023, a las 4:00PM.

    Siga enlace para la encuesta.

    (626) 396-3600, Ext. 88098