Superintendent Search

The Pendleton School District Board of Directors recently chose the search firm Northwest Leadership Associates to assist the Board in selecting the next Superintendent to lead and guide the District.

The Board will be seeking stakeholder input as part of the process. We deeply value staff, parents, and community members’ thoughts and opinions.  Would you please take advantage of the opportunities that will be provided to share your perspective?

Visit this page often as information is updated.

Lynn Lieuallen, Chair

 Superintendent Announcement 4/2/2022

New Superintendent Announced

Timeline Update 3/10/2022

Preliminary Interviews will be on March 17, 2022.

Final Interviews will take place on March 29, 30 & 31, 2022.

Invitation to Apply for Interview Observer Panel

*Application window is now closed.

The Pendleton School District Board of Directors seeks individuals to serve on the Superintendent Interview Observer Panel.  The purpose is to observe the preliminary interviews of candidates for superintendent of the Pendleton School District.

The interviews will be held on Tuesday, March 29, and Wednesday, March 30, 2022, starting at 4:00 pm.  Panelists must be able to attend BOTH days of interviews.

Completed applications are to be returned to Ronda Thornburg at the Pendleton School District Office or by email by 3:00 pm on Friday, March 4, 2022.

Invitation to Apply for Superintendent Position

If you have questions and would like to apply, please reach out to:

Sergio Hernandez | (509 389-3940 |
Dr. Bill Jordan | (509) 520-8069 |


The community is invited to Pendleton High School on Wednesday, January 19th at 7:00 pm to share your thoughts on the strengths and challenges of our district as well as the qualities you desire in the next superintendent.  The meeting is offered in English and Spanish.  Meeting is over.

The Pendleton Superintendent Profile Survey is now available in English and Spanish.  Thank you for taking a few minutes of your time to share your thoughts.

Survey ends at 5:00 pm on January 14, 2022.  Survey is now closed.