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Superintendent Jill Baker with students and community members.

As the chief administrator for the school district, the Superintendent of Schools works closely with the elected Board of Education. The Superintendent also oversees several central services and implements the Board's academic initiatives.

Excellence and Equity Go Hand in Hand

By Jill Baker, Ed.D.

Becoming superintendent here in August of 2020 was the continuation of a long and treasured association with a great school district. Superintendent Jill BakerThirty years ago, I started as a teacher here, later becoming a school principal and central office administrator. During that time, I also learned to appreciate our school system from a parent perspective, having had my own son graduate from our schools in 2018.

The Long Beach Unified School District is a storied place of learning, excellence and resilience. Much like our nation, LBUSD also is a big idea. We firmly believe in the innate talents and abilities of all, and we strive to help our students reach their fullest potential despite any barriers they may face.

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Biography

Dr. Jill Baker was unanimously selected by the Board of Education as superintendent of the Long Beach Unified School District effective August 1, 2020. The school district is California’s fourth largest, with about 69,000 students.

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Prior Messages and Presentations

  LBUSD - Organization Chart 2021-22

Superintendent of Schools - Administration

Contact Phone / Address Position / Responsibility

(562) 997-8242
(562) 997-8280 Fax
Superintendent of Schools - AB 426

Superintendent of Schools - Staff

Contact Phone / Address Position / Responsibility

(562) 997-8240 Special Assistant to the Superintendent

(562) 997-8242 Executive Secretary to the Superintendent & Board of Education
Superintendent Scheduling

(562) 997-8240 Executive Secretary to the Superintendent & Board of Education

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Department Info

Department Address
1515 Hughes Way
Long Beach, CA 90810

Department Phone
(562) 997-8242

Latest Videos

Connecting With Students - Dr. Jill Baker: Conversation with Diego from Poly

Connecting With Students - Dr. Jill Baker: Conversation with Peyton from Prisk

Dr. Baker's Zoom meeting with Peyton

Assuming the Superintendency in the Midst of a Crisis: A Hearts & Minds Approach

A Message from Superintendent Jill Baker, Ed.D. - August 30th, 2021

Publications

  The Act of Becoming
  Baker

  The Act of Becoming Cover


  Growing Support for Principals
  Baker and Bloom

  Growing Support for Principals Cover


  The Sweet Spot of Coaching
  Baker and Brown

  Sweet Spot of Coaching Cover


  Pyramid of Support
  Baker and Brown

  Growing Support for Principals Cover  


  Broadening the Sphere of Influence
  Baker and Brown

  Broadening the Sphere of Influence Cover


  Coaching as a Way of Being 
  Baker and An

  Coaching as a Way of Being Cover