Eugene Public Schools
Superintendent of the Eugene School District in Eugene, Oregon, since July 1, 2011. Led the district to undertake a number of improvements, particularly at the high school level, designed to increase graduation rates and promote college and career readiness for all students. Initiated a new teacher evaluation system that fosters professional growth. Cultivated a diagnostic approach to instruction that incorporates and benefits from teacher collaboration. Secured passage of a $170 million capital bond to replace four aging schools and provide new technology and curricula for the district.