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Superintendent Search

General Information

The Board of Education of the Martinez Unified School District is in the process of conducting an Executive Search for purposes of hiring the District’s next Superintendent. James Brown and Sally Frazer of Leadership Associates, an executive search firm, was selected to advise the Board in this important process. 

Please check this webpage for ongoing updates and important announcements regarding this process. 

Search Process


Martinez Unified School District

Superintendent Search

Frequently Asked Questions

How does the search process work?

The Board of Education is working with Leadership Associates to conduct a rigorous, nationwide search. The Board will seek, receive and consider input from the community, review applications, interview candidates and select the new superintendent.

When will the new Superintendent be hired?

The Board of Education tentatively plans to announce and introduce the new superintendent on or before September 28, 2020, in order for the new superintendent to begin his or her employment by early-mid October. These dates are subject to change as the search process continues.

Who will make the final selection?

By law, the Board of Education is solely responsible for hiring the new superintendent. The Board will seek, receive, and consider input from the community, review applications, interview candidates, and select the new superintendent.

How can the public follow this process? 

Information regarding the superintendent search process, including updates, will be posted on this website. The Board will provide updates regarding the superintendent search at its regularly scheduled board meetings and in press releases.

Can we find out who is applying?

All application materials, including the names of applicants and any other personally identifiable information, are confidential under law.