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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.

A Time of Great Change and Opportunity

By Jill Baker, Ed. D.

I am deeply honored that our Board of Education chose me to serve as superintendent of the Long Beach Unified School District effective August 2020. Superintendent Jill BakerI have come to know and love LBUSD after working for 28 years here, first as a teacher, then as a school principal and central office administrator. I can also appreciate our district from a parent perspective, having had my own son graduate from our schools in 2018.

Our 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 70,000 students.

Prior to her appointment as superintendent, Dr. Baker worked for 28 years at LBUSD as a successful teacher, principal and central office administrator. Her leadership contributed to increased student achievement, the development of multiple districtwide initiatives and systems, and a culture of continuous improvement.

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Videos

Connecting with Students

Assuming the Superintendency in the Midst of a Crisis

Dr. Baker's Zoom meeting with Peyton


  LBUSD - Organization Chart 2020-21


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) 997-8465 Senior Executive Secretary
Superintendent Scheduling

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

(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

Publications

  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