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Dayton School District Superintendent Search
Dayton School District Superintendent Search
Jana Eaton
Monday, December 16, 2019

The Board of Directors of Dayton School District announces its search for a
superintendent. Interested candidates are invited to apply by visiting
the employment page on the Educational Service District 123’s website at The application deadline is January 10th.


The historic town of Dayton is located in southeast Washington in Columbia
County.  Nestled in the valley at the base of the Blue Mountains, Dayton
is home to locally-owned businesses and restaurants and the support of
prominent community organizations and service clubs.

A close-knit community, Dayton School District is comprised of one
elementary school and a combined middle/high school. Through financial
stability, quality staff, and a supportive community, the district is
committed to promoting academic excellence and opportunities for each

  • District Enrollment:  392
  • Staff Members:  89
  • District Offerings:  4th/5th Grade Ski Program at Ski Bluewood (just 20 minutes away), FFA, FBLA, CTE classes, college in the high school, Knowledge Bowl, and more.


The application packet must contain the following:

  • Formal letter of application
  • Complete application (available online here)
  • Current resume
  • Copy of administrative license or proof of eligibility to obtain one

Applicants shall not contact school board member directly.  Initial screening and
preliminary interviews will be conducted by the Review Committee (per
RCW 28A.310.170).



  • January 10 - Application deadline (or until filled)
  • January 17 - Screening and reference checks
  • Late January (TBD) - Interviews
  • Selection by the Board of Directors to follow (no later than February 5th)
  • July 1 - Selected superintendent reports

Applications must be submitted online at

All inquiries should be addressed to:

Mr. Darcy Weisner, Superintendent
Educational Service District 123
PH: 509-544-5785

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