Superintendent Search

The Northshore Board of Directors has launched a formal process to seek the next superintendent of our school district.

The School Board is conducting a national search and is committed to a transparent and thorough process, and invites you to return to this page for updates that will include more details about how community members, families, students, and staff may engage in the process moving forward, the anticipated timeline, and other updates.

The School Board hopes to announce the next Northshore School District superintendent by mid-March 2023.


National Superintendent Search Timeline

This timeline will serve as a calendar of important dates and milestones in the stakeholder engagement and superintendent selection process. It will be updated as needed. Click here to view the full timeline...


Town Halls

In addition to the survey, individuals are invited to participate in online and in-person town halls.

Tuesday, January 10, 6-7:30 p.m., Northshore Middle School, Library

  •  All staff, students, and families are welcome to attend.

Wednesday, January 11, 6:00 pm, Northshore School District Board Room

  • Latino Families, Natural Leaders and Family Liaisons. Interpretation services will be provided.



Online Survey

The Superintendent Search Survey  was open from November 30 – December 11, 2022. The survey was available in Arabic, Chinese (simplified and traditional), English, Haitian Creole, Hindi, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Urdu, and Vietnamese. Over 1,200 individuals responded. The survey results were used to create a Northshore Superintendent profile and to attract the most qualified candidates for our District. 


Superintendent Profile and How to Apply

The Northshore School Board is seeking a Superintendent with strong leadership skills to continue the equity-focused work of the district and implementation of the district’s bold, five-year strategic plan. 

Click Here to view the Superintendent profile and apply


Individual Meetings, Current Meetings, Current Committee Engagement, and Focus Groups

Public town halls will be complemented by meetings and focus groups with community leaders, elected officials, labor partners, staff, students, funders, and current District committees,  etc. 

  • November 21-23: Individual Board Director interviews
  • November 21- 30: Cabinet interviews 
  • December 2: Northshore Schools Foundation, Executive Board Focus Group

  • December 5: Northshore Association of School Administrators (School Leader Leadership) Focus Group

  • December 9: Northshore PTSA Council 

  • December 14: Interim Superintendent’s Student Advisory Board Focus Group
  • January 4: Student Justice Collective

  • January 5: NEOPA Membership

  • January 5: Leaders from UW Bothell and Cascadia Colleges

  • January 5: Families Receiving Special Education Services

  • January 9: Muslim Parents

  • January 11: High School Cross Clubs - includes Black Student Union, Gay/Straight Alliance Latino/a/x – Asian and Pacific Islander Clubs

  • January 11: Latino Families, Natural Leaders, and NSD Family Liaisons

The School Board will use the online survey results, town hall, focus group, and individual and committee meeting feedback to understand the values of our Northshore community and qualities and experience people believe the next superintendent should possess. 

The School Board hopes to announce the next Northshore School District superintendent by mid-March 2023.


With a mission to strengthen community through excellence in education, the Northshore School District serves more than 22,000 students in 36 schools and programs. Click here to view some Notable Highlights about Northshore School District...