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Superintendent Search


The El Rancho Unified School District Board of Education is in the process of conducting an executive search for the District's next Superintendent. Leadership Associates, an executive search firm, was selected to advise the Board in this important process.


Please check this webpage for ongoing updates and important announcements regarding this process.



The Board 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 to receive input from students, staff, parents, and community. Please follow the link below to provide your input.


This survey will be open from April 1, 2022 and will close at 4:00 PM on April 15, 2022.


Take the survey now.



Leadership Associates, the search firm contracted to assist with the search, will host community forums for the public to provide input about the desired personal and professional qualities of the next superintendent. 


Virtual Community Forum for English Speakers

DATE:           Wednesday, April 6, 2022

TIME:            5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

LOCATION: Virtual via Zoom

Meeting ID: 843 8028 0376

Passcode: 742198


In-Person Community Forum

DATE:           Thursday, April 7, 2022

TIME:           5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

LOCATION: El Rancho High School Cafeteria

                      6501 South Passons Boulevard


Virtual Community Forum for Spanish Speakers

DATE:           Thursday, April 7, 2022

TIME:           5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

LOCATION: Virtual via Zoom

Meeting ID: 847 9284 0080

Passcode: 638721




Frequently Asked Questions

  • How does the search process work?

The Board is working with Leadership Associates to conduct a rigorous, nationwide search. The Board will seek, receive and consider input from the community, review applications, interview candidates 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 stakeholders weigh-in?

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

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

The 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 input from the community, review applications, interview candidates, 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.