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Superintendent Search

Tom Albertson
Tom Albertson

Paul Peterson

Dr. Paula Vincent

Dr. Paula Vincent 

Superintendent Search Timeline Revised
Board of Trustees selects finalists to interview: June 13, 2019
Interviews with the Board of Trustees: 

·         Paul Peterson from Scappoose, Oregon to interview on June 17, 2019

·         Dr. Paula Vincent from Sagle, Idaho to interview on June 18, 2019

·         Tom Albertson from Sandpoint, Idaho to interview on June 19, 2019


Selection of new Superintendent: June 20, 2019, 7:30 AM LPOSD District Office
Start date: July 1, 2019 or date mutually agreed upon between the successful candidate and the district

Superintendent Qualifications
The candidate must have the background, skills, and abilities essential for excellence in educational leadership. The board recognizes that selecting a superintendent is one of the most important decisions it will make. The Board of Trustees chose the following qualities they seek in their next superintendent:
  • Is a good communicator who listens, is calm and patient, is also a unifier who participates in the community and is visible throughout our economically and geographically large diverse district;
  • Is experienced with or understands facility bond issues and levy renewals and can effectively communicate the district’s needs to the community; the candidate also needs to provide leadership where there may be conflict at the time of such bond issues or levy renewals;
  • Understands and supports the uniqueness and importance of rural schools and knows the value of outreach to our rural communities in the district;
  • Is an innovative, future thinker who is open-minded to the benefits of our home school academy, STEM, outdoor learning and other opportunities for children; 
  • Is an experienced leader with common sense who knows the job of public education and can communicate the board’s five-year plan to the community.


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