Superintendent – San Diego County Office of Education

November 30, 2023
Application deadline closed.

Job Description

The San Diego County Office of Education (SDCOE) is seeking a superintendent to begin May/June 2024.

SDCOE serves the region’s most vulnerable students, and supports school leaders, teachers, and students across the county. SDCOE supports about 780​ schools and nearly 500,000 students, including the children educated each year through the Juvenile Court and Community Schools.

SDCOE provides a variety of services for the 42 school districts, 129 charter schools, and five community college districts in the county.

The SDCOE mission is to inspire and lead innovation in education and our North Star goal over the next several years is to reduce the percentage of students qualifying for free or reduced lunch as part of a larger effort to elevate the needs of historically underserved students and families.

SDCOE website:

The Search is bi-furcated into two parts:

Part 1:  Community Engagement and Recruitment.  Completed January 10, 2024: HYA  Presented Leadership Profile Report to the Board.  (All appplications completed by January 30, 2024 have been submitted to SDCOE)

Part 2:  Select Phase.  Completed by Leadership Associates.  Applications accepted via the link on this page through deadline February 23, 2024.  

Christina Mellen