2023 New Superintendent Search

  • The Granite Falls School District has hired Northwest Leadership Associates to conduct the Superintendent search!

    The School Board would like to thank you for your time and feedback in helping select the next superintendent of The Granite Falls School District.

    The job will post/open on October 18, 2023, and close on January 12, 2024. There will be a link available on the district website to access the application through Northwest Leadership Associates. The community will be invited to attend forums at the end of January to meet the finalists, review qualifications, and ask questions. Input from those meetings will be reviewed by the Board prior to the final selection.

    Job Brochure

    If you have any questions, please contact Melanie Freeman at mfreeman@gfalls.wednet.edu or 360-691-7717.

    Timeline of Superintendent Search:



    October 3, 2023

    Focus group meetings in districts with stakeholders

    October 11, 2023


    Focus group report to the Board

    October 18, 2023

    Brochure completed and vacancy announcement emailed to 3500+ nationwide


    December 13, 2023

    Mid-search report/preparation for interview phase


    January 12, 2024


    Application deadline

    January 22, 2024

    Screening report to the board


    January 27, 2024

    Preliminary interviews


    January 29, 30 & February 1, 2024

    Final interviews


    February 2, 2024

    Formal announcement


     February 7, 2024

    Contract to be offered/approved


     July 1, 2024

    The selected superintendent assumes the position.