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Superintendent Search

Community Input

Community Input

Online Survey

The Salinas Union High School District Board of Trustees is asking for your help in selecting our next superintendent. To ensure this is a collaborative and inclusive process, the Board is providing an anonymous online survey and encourages your participation. This is an opportunity to receive input from students, staff, parents, and community.  
This survey will be go live on Monday, July 22 and remain open until August 10. 
Access the English and Spanish version below:


The Salinas Union High School District Board of Trustees is in the process of conducting an Executive Search for the District’s next Superintendent. Leadership Associates, an executive search firm, was selected to advise the Board in this important process.
Announcements regarding this search will be published on this page. Please return to receive more information regarding this very important process.
For more information about the search, please contact these representatives from Leadership Associates:
Dr. Jacki Horejs
(408) 843-6434
Blanca G. Cavazos, Ed.D.
(661) 491-0177
SUPT Search at a glance
Frequently asked questions

Frequently asked questions

  1. How does the search process work?
    The Board is working with Leadership Associates to conduct a rigorous, nationwide search. The Board will seek, receive, consider and review all input from the community, review all candidate applications, interview those candidates determined by the Board and select the new Superintendent.
  2. When will the new Superintendent be hired?
    The Board will approve and publish a timeline which will reflect these details. Please check back if the timeline is not yet posted. These dates are subject to change as the search process continues.
  3. How and when do parents and other educational partners weigh-in?
    The Board will be soliciting input on the characteristics, experience, and skills desired in the next Superintendent via an online survey and input conference sessions.
  4. When will the District share the collected input with the public?
    All information gathered will be presented to the Board and then compiled, summarized, and incorporated into the Superintendent Position Profile / Description, which will be published here following Board review.
  5. Who will make the final selection?
    By law, the Board is solely responsible for hiring the new Superintendent. The Board will seek, receive, and consider all input from the community, review all applications, interview those candidates determined by the Board, and select the new Superintendent.
  6. How can the public follow this process?
    Updates regarding the Superintendent search process will be posted here. The Board will also provide updates at its regularly scheduled board meetings and future press releases.
  7. 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.