Following an extensive search, which brought an excellent field of highly qualified candidates, the Charter Oak Unified School District has unanimously named Dr. Jeffrey Jordan as the new Superintendent at the regular meeting of the Governing Board on November 21, 2019.The longtime Walnut Valley USD administrator brings 30 years of K-12 experience to his new post. Jordan has a stellar reputation for establishing collaborative working relationships with teachers, staff, and parents across the District. He has been a tireless advocate for the success of all students and strived to develop an in-depth knowledge of the school community. For the past three years he served as Assistant Superintendent of Educational Services and prior to that as Administrative Director of Educational Services. He was also Principal at Walnut High School, his alma mater, for six years and Principal at South Pointe Middle School for two years. Under his leadership, Walnut High was named a Top 100 National High School. He also served in numerous roles at Walnut High School as an Instructional Dean, Grade Level Coordinator, Athletic Director, and Teacher.
“I am excited for the opportunity to join a new family that also values relationships, trust, and transparency,” he said.Jordan holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from Cal Poly Pomona, Master’s Degree in Education from Azusa Pacific University, and Doctoral Degree in Organizational Leadership from University of La Verne. Additionally, Jordan is an adjunct professor in the Master’s Degree Program at Concordia University, Irvine.