Current Searches

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Below you will find the Leadership Associates current searches. Click on the link to the district or school's web site to gain more information about the opportunity. Send us an e-mail to request an application and provide an e-mail address to request an application form to fill out on your computer using Microsoft Word, to return to Leadership Associates via e-mail. Click on the Get Position Information link to get the PDF or Word document regarding the position. When you e-mail us to request an application, our consultants will be notified. Thank you for visiting our web site.

Fountain Valley School District (Orange County) Enrollment 6,337

Opening Date: June 2014
Closing Date: NEW DATE: Extended to September 12, 2014
Interview Date(s): October 4, 2014
New Supt. Begins: January 1, 2015

If you are interested in this position please send an email to:, and request that an application and submittal instructions for the position of Superintendent, Fountain Valley School District be emailed to you. All required application materials must be submitted, in pdf format, by 5 p.m. on the closing date listed.

District website:

Position Description: Get position description

Consultants: Peggy Lynch and Dennis Smith


Leadership Associates worked with School Boards in their selection of 26 superintendents in 2013; 25 in 2012; 22 in 2011; 12 in 2010; 19 in 2009; 26 in 2008; 28 in 2007; and has worked with Boards to place more than 300 superintendents since 1996.

In addition, Leadership Associates has conducted searches for the following positions: Superintendent and Executive Director, Regional Occupational Program (ROP); Assistant Superintendent, Human Resources; Chief Academic Officer; Chief Business Official; SELPA Director; Special Education Director; Human Resources Director; Elementary and Middle School Principal.
Congratulations to School Boards and Superintendents selected in 2013 and 2014!!
Alta Loma School District James Moore
Anaheim Union High School District Michael Matsuda
Capistrano Unified School District Kirsten Vital
Central Union High School District Bryan Thomason
Fort Bragg Unified School District Charles Bush
Oakland Unified School District Antwan Wilson
Orcutt Union School District Deborah Blow
Palo Alto Unified School District Glenn (Max) McGee
Pittsburg Unified School District Janet Schulze
Riverside Unified School District David Hansen
Roseville City School District Derrick Garcia
Sacramento City USD Jose Banda
St. Helena Unified School District Marylou Wilson
San Lorenzo Valley Unified School District Laurie Bruton
San Marino Unified School District Alex Cherniss
Association of California School Administrators/ACSA Wesley Smith
Alview-Dairyland Union School District Loren York
Anaheim City School District Linda Wagner
Byron Union School District Debbie Burnette
Cajon Valley Union School District David Miyashiro
Fontana Unified School District Leslie Boozer
Fontana Unified School District/CBO Randal Bassett
Jefferson School District James Bridges
Kentfield Elementary School District Elizabeth Schott
La Puente Valley ROP Alejandro Rojas
Lammersville Unified School District Kirk Nicholas
Metropolitan Education District Alyssa Lynch
Mt. Diablo Unified School District Nellie Meyer
Oxnard School District Cesar Morales
Ravenswood City School District Gloria Hernandez
San Dieguito Union High School District Rick Schmitt
Santa Ana Unified School District Rick Miller
South Bay Union School District Catherine McNamara
Standard Elementary School District Paul Meyers
Sylvan Union School District Debra Hendricks
Taft Union High School District Blanca Cavazos
Upland Unified School District Nancy Kelly
Vacaville Unified School District Ken Jacopetti
Walnut Valley Unified School District Robert Taylor
Willits Unified School District Patricia Johnson
Yucaipa-Calimesa Jt. Unified School District Cali Binks
 Azusa Unified School District Linda Kaminski
Baldy View ROP Shelley Adams
Cabrillo Unified School District Tony Roehrick
Corona-Norco Unified School District Michael Lin
Desert Sands Unified School District Gary Rutherford
Eureka City School District
Fred Van Vleck
Exeter Public Schools Tim Hire
Fullerton Elementary School District Robert Pletka
Galt Joint Union High School District Matthew Roberts
Goleta Union Elementary School District Bill Banning
Hemet Unified School District Barry Kayrell
Kings River Union Elementary School District Sherry Martin
Lake Elsinore Unified School District Douglas Kimberly
Las Lomitas Elementary School District Lisa Cesario
Lindsay Unified School District Thomas Rooney
Natomas Unified School District Chris Evans
Oak Grove Elementary School District Jose Manzo
Ocean View School District Gustavo Balderas
Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District Doug Domene
San Ramon Valley Unified School District Mary Shelton
Santa Maria Joint Union High School District Mark Richardson
Ukiah Unified School District Debra Kubin
Victor Elementary School District Jan Gonzales
West End SELPA Susan Bobbitt-Voth
Willits Unified School District Debra Pearson - Interim