Upland Unified School District
Students of Upland USD

2020 Superintendent Search

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The Board of Education of the Upland Unified School District is in the process of conducting an executive search for the purpose of hiring the district's next Superintendent. Selected to advise the board in this important process is Leadership Associates, an executive search firm.

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

A Spanish version of this information is available.

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. How does the search process work? The Board of Education 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.
  2. When will the board hire a new superintendent? The Board of Education tentatively plans to announce and introduce the new superintendent on or before March 24, 2020, in order for the new superintendent to begin his or her employment on July 1, 2020. These dates are subject to change as the search process continues; however, the successful candidate should be prepared to begin his or her duties no later than July 1, 2020.
  3. How and when do parents weigh-in? The Board of Education is soliciting input on the characteristics, experience, and skills desired in the next superintendent via online surveys, stakeholder committee meetings, as well as a public input forum on January 13. You can find details on our schedule.
    • A community input survey will be available in English and Spanish on January 8, 2020.
  4. How will the District use the input from the public? There will be a recruitment brochure developed that will incorporate qualities for a new superintendent that were identified by stakeholders.
  5. Who will make the final selection? By law, the Board of Education 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.
  6. How can the public follow this process? We will post information regarding the superintendent search process, including updates, on this website. The Board will provide updates regarding the superintendent search at its regularly scheduled board meetings and in press releases.
  7. 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.

Online Survey

Leadership Associates developed an online survey to collect input from all stakeholders about the desired characteristics of the next superintendent. Please take the time to provide your input by taking the online survey. The survey will begin on January 8, 2020.

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Phone: (909) 985-1864

Address: 390 North Euclid Avenue, Upland, CA 91786