The Camas School Board has undertaken a search for our new superintendent. The education executive search firm, McPherson & Jacobson, LLC, has been hired to find the best candidate to serve our community. We created this web page to share that process with you.

Superintendent Search Timeline

Dates in this timeline are currently tentative, pending the September 13 Board workshop. 

September 13
Planning meeting held with Board representatives.

September 21 and 25
Board members conduct superintendent search listening posts:

  • Tuesday, September 21, at 7:00-8:00 PM at Discovery High School
  • Saturday, September 25, at 9:30-10:30 AM at Lacamas Lake Elementary

Superintendent Search Listening Posts

October 1
Superintendent position announcement is shared nationally.

October 4-15
Focus groups are held with constituents and partner group representatives.

October 6-12
ThoughtExchange survey is open.

October 11
School Board Workshop – Superintendent Search Update.

November 3
Deadline for all superintendent application materials.

November 3-17
Paper screening and reference checking of applicants.

November 8
School Board Workshop – Superintendent Search Update.

November 22
In an executive session, the consultant will present top candidates to the Board, link to candidate materials, and discuss candidates to be interviewed. The Board will also finalize interview questions for the first round of interviews.

November 29-December 3
Interviews with selected candidates.

December 6-10
Possible site visits at finalists’ districts.

December 13
School Board Workshop – Superintendent Search Update.

December 13-17
Board announces the selection of the new superintendent pending contract negotiations.