California county names new superintendent

Friday, July 25, 2014

The Santa Clara County Board of Education voted unanimously July 16 to appoint Jon R. Gundry as new county superintendent of schools, effective Aug. 1.

The sole finalist for the position, Gundry currently serves as superintendent of the Pasadena Unified School District. He has more than three decades of experience as a teacher, principal and instructional leader.

“The board is pleased to welcome Superintendent Gundry to Santa Clara County, and we are confident that he will provide the (county board of education) and its staff with the vision and leadership necessary to guide the organization’s advocacy, ensure efficacy and continue to provide students, schools and districts with the best continuum of services possible,” said board President Leon Beauchman.

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