On Wednesday, May 8, 2019, the Berkeley School Board voted unanimously to appoint Dr. Brent Stephens as the next Superintendent of the Berkeley Unified School District (BUSD). “We are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Stephens as the next leader of our District,” said Board Vice President Beatriz Leyva-Cutler. “We are confident that he […]
PRESS RELEASE April 16, 2019 The Berkeley Unified School District Board of Education is pleased to announce that Dr. Brent Stephens has been selected as a finalist for the position of Superintendent. Pending final negotiations of a contract and site visits, it is anticipated that ratification of Dr. Stephens’ appointment will occur on May 8, […]
As the BUSD community is aware, Dr. Donald Evans will be retiring this summer, after six years of service to the District and more than three decades of service as a public school teacher, administrator, and superintendent. The Board is now beginning the process of conducting a local and national search for the next superintendent […]
Update: March 29 The superintendent application deadline is now past. With 70 applicants, the School Board recently announced that it is very pleased with the applicant pool. The School Board has now reviewed all the applications and is moving forward to screen and interview the most qualified candidates using the meaningful data gathered from the participation of over […]
The School Board has begun the search for Berkeley’s next Superintendent of Schools. Visit our dedicated Superintendent Search webpage to learn more about the recruitment and hiring process and how you can participate. For regular updates, subscribe to our biweekly A+ News enewsletter available in English and Spanish.
The Board has begun the process for a Superintendent Search, beginning with the release of a Request for Proposal (RFP) for professional search firms. The complete Request for Proposal provides a full detailing of the information required to participate as well as contact information for the Bid Manager. REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS for two Professional Services Search Firms […]
The Berkeley Unified School District Board of Education, also called the School Board, is comprised of five elected directors (also called “members”) and two student directors, one chosen from Berkeley High, and the other Berkeley Technology Academy. The School Board represents the public’s voice in public education, providing governance over the school district. The School […]