About Northwest Leadership Associates

Since its creation, NWLA has completed over 360 superintendent searches for school districts in Washington, Oregon, and Idaho. NWLA completed 14 successful searches during the 2022-2023 school year and 26 successful superintendent searches during the 2021-2022 school year. In addition, NWLA has conducted numerous searches for assistant/deputy superintendents, human resource officers, high school principals, and other school district leaders. NWLA has been the leading education executive search firm in the Pacific Northwest for the past decade. Nearly 40 percent of Washington State school districts are or have been headed by superintendents selected with the assistance of Northwest Leadership Associates.

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Our Mission

Northwest Leadership Associates' primary mission is to assist local school districts in recruiting, screening, and selecting new superintendents and other school system leaders. Our firm also provides effective consultant services to school districts in team building, school board development, strategic planning, and conducting management reviews.