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2019 Superintendent Search


March 20, 2019 

A special Board of Education meeting was held to discuss the superintendent search.

March 21 - April 22, 2019

An online survey from 

Leadership Associates was made available to collect input from all stakeholders about the desired characteristics of the next superintendent. The survey was translated into five languages.

March 27, 2019

Stakeholder Input Sessions

Community members who were unable to make an input session were encouraged to take the online survey. 

May 8, 2019

The Board of Education met in closed session with Leadership Associates to review applications and select finalists to be interviewed.

May 23 and 24, 2019

The Board of Education met in closed session to interview finalists for the superintendent position.

June 4, 2019

The Board of Education met in closed session again to interview finalists for the superintendent position. 

June 5, 2019

The Board of Education announced it has selected a finalist and, pending a site visit and contract negotiations, will approve the contract at its meeting on June 25, 2019. (Please see the Board's message to the community to the right.)

June 24, 2019

In a press release, the Board of Education announced that the finalist is Pasquale Scuderi and that approval of his contract was on the agenda for the June 25 Board of Education meeting.

June 25, 2019

In a 4-0 vote, the Board of Education approves the contract making Pasquale Scuderi AUSD's next superintendent.


The Board of Education of the Alameda School District is in the process of conducting a Superintendent Search for purposes of hiring the District’s next Superintendent. Eric Andrew and Juan Garza of Leadership Associates, an executive search firm, were selected to advise the Board in this important process.

Please click here to see the description of AUSD's superintendent position (PDF).

Please check this webpage for ongoing updates and important announcements regarding this process.

timeline of superintendent search
June 5 Message from the Board of Education

"The Board of Education is pleased to share that we have selected a finalist for the position of Superintendent. The finalist stood out among a pool of highly qualified and promising applicants. Pending both a site visit to the finalist's district and contract negotiations, the Board plans to approve the Superintendent’s contract at the June 25 meeting. The name of the new superintendent will be announced prior to the Board meeting, as will plans for introducing our new leader to the Alameda community.


Thank you for your patience during this process. The Board of Education is grateful for strong community support of our public schools."

Thank you... the employees, parent/guardians, students, community partners, and other stakeholders who met with Leadership Associates on March 27. We appreciate your time, perspective, and input on the superintendent search process!