Superintendent Search 2024

Crook County School District

Superintendent Search Underway!

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Over the next few months, the Crook County school board will be conducting a search to recruit and hire a permanent superintendent. Activities include an electronic survey to help determine the characteristics and qualities to look for in their next leader. Interested stakeholders can provide feedback to the board with this survey tool from November 27th to January 5th, 2024.

The electronic application is open until January 20th, and BreakThrough Consulting is in process of collecting applications, so if you know of someone who would be interested in applying, please encourage them to do so by forwarding this notification. You may contact consultant Rob Hess who has been hired to assist with the search if you have any questions about the process.

Superintendent Search

Open from November 10th to January 20th

Survey Online

Help us define the characteristics and qualities by taking this survey.

Timeline of Activities

To see a timeline of Activities.
Click below to see the results.

The Crook County School District is located in Prineville, Oregon. Prineville is a great community to raise a family and is a 20 minute drive from Redmond, Oregon and 45 minutes from Bend. The successful candidate will need to qualify for a Professional Administrator’s License through TSPC and will assume office on July 1, 2024.

Enrollment: 3,241
Schools: Three elementary schools, middle school, high school, charter school, and alternative options.
Location: Prineville, Oregon, is a city of about 10,000 people located in the high desert of central Oregon. It is known for its mild climate, diverse economy, and proximity to natural recreation areas.

The board is looking for someone who is an excellent communicator, is committed to establishing and maintain good relationships with all stakeholders, and will put students first in their decision-making. The board is also conducting a community wide survey that will help them determine the characteristics and qualities to look for in their next leader and will guide their decision-making throughout the search process.

A full job description for this position is available via the highlighted link above.

Hiring Timeline:

  • November 10th: Position Posted and Recruitment Begins.
  • November 27th – January 5th: Superintendent Survey Open.
  • January 20th: Application Closes at Midnight.
  • January 20th-February 2nd: Candidate screening (Community Members/Board).
  • February 2nd to 16th: First Round of Interviews (Board/In-Person).
  • March 4th to March 11th: Visitation Day & Final Interview (Community/Board).
  • March 11th: New superintendent announced.
  • July 1: Begin Position.

Our Mission: The School Board, administration, staff, students, parents, and the community work together to ensure high academic achievement, personal growth and exemplary citizenship for all students by establishing a learning system  based on excellence, continuous improvement, and safe and effective operations.


If you would like to provide information to the school board regarding the qualities and characteristics you are looking for
in the next superintendent, click here to access our Superintendent Community Survey, answer a few questions and get involved. You can also sign up to receive updates on the process and be invited to the Finalists Visitation Day on March 4th. The survey will be open from Nov. 27 to Jan. 5. For more information, please contact:

The school board has selected BreakThrough Consulting to assist with the search.