Return to Headlines

Governing Board Conducts Superintendent Search

With Superintendent, Mrs. Linda Palles Thompson’s intent to retire at the end of this school year, the Peoria Unified Governing Board has contracted with McPherson & Jacobson, LLC, a third-party search firm, to conduct a search to fill this vacancy.  As part of the process, applicants can apply online through Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019.


The Board is expected to review and select finalists by the beginning of December. Interviews will be conducted and a selection may take place prior to the start of 2020. The new superintendent is expected to begin July 1, 2020. A more detailed timeline will soon be available detailing the process, including how community feedback will be integrated into the process.


The Superintendent Recruitment Brochure is available outlining the requirements.