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Superintendent

Dr. John Kriekard, Acting Superintendent of Scottsdale Unified School District

Dr. John Kriekard


Position |  Acting Superintendent
Phone | 480-484-6120
Email | jkriekard@susd.org
Executive Admin Coordinator | Sondra Como

Scottsdale Unified School District welcomes back Dr. John Kriekard to the SUSD family, in the role of Acting Superintendent. Dr. Kriekard has 40 years of combined experience as both an educator and administrator. He has spent more than half of his career (23 years) serving Scottsdale in roles ranging from Assistant Principal to Assistant Superintendent, but most notably, as a Principal in three of our five learning communities.

He went on to successfully lead the Paradise Valley Unified School District as Superintendent and now returns to Scottsdale with a student-focused vision and a collaborative spirit.

Dr. Kriekard is the recipient of the All Arizona Superintendent of the Year Award, as well as the Bob Grossman Leadership in School Communications Award. He earned his doctorate from Arizona State University and his master’s from Western Michigan University.

Superintendent History



Superintendent History | PDF

Superintendent Letters


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02-2018 | English | Spanish
01-2018 | English | Spanish
12-2017 | English | Spanish
11-2017 | English | Spanish
10-2017 | English | Spanish
09-2017 | English | Spanish
08-2017 | English | Spanish
07-2017 | English | Spanish
06-2017 | English | Spanish
05-2017 | English | Spanish


Cabinet

Staff updates pending.



Leadership Team

Sondra Como
Executive Admin Coordinator to Superintendent & Gov. Board
480-484-6238

Sheryl Rednor
Executive Director of Teaching & Learning
480-484-5009

Open
Executive Director of Support Services
480-484-6239

Diane Bruening
Executive Director of Special Education
480-484-5038

Debbie Ybarra
Executive Director of Elementary Education
480-484-6197

Open
Director of Early Childhood & Community Education
480-484-5062

Open
Public Information & Marketing Officer
480-484-6254

Dennis Roehler
Director of Facilities Management
480-484-8503

Jeff Cook
Director of Transportation
480-484-8558

Open
Director of Human Resources
480-484-6172

Patti Bilbrey
Director of Nutrition Services
480-484-6208

Nathan Slater
District Athletic Director
480-484-5016

Mai-Lon Wong
Director of Gifted & Accelerated Programs
480-484-5014

Michael Roberts
Director of Elementary Curriculum & Instruction
480-484-5004

Michelle Marshall
General Counsel

480-484-6181

Dr. Kristopher Treat
Director of Secondary Curriculum & Instruction
480-484-6162

Dawn Schwenckert
Director of Special Education
480-484-5083

Tara Gonyer
Director of Special Education (Compliance)
480-484-5098

Open
Director of Payroll
480-484-6130

Debi Spaulding
Chief Systems Officer
480-484-6156

Nathan Johnston
Coordinator of Fine Arts
480-484-5151

Shannon Crosier
Manager Budget & Position Control
480-484-6221