Appointment of New Windsor Unified School District Superintendent

Brandon Krueger Hired as
Windsor Unified School District

Brandon Krueger has been named Windsor Unified School District’s (WUSD) new Superintendent, the WUSD School Board announced during its Regular Board Meeting on Tuesday, May 16, 2017. He will replace Superintendent Steven Jorgensen, who is retiring, July 1, 2017.

Dr. Krueger currently serves as Director of Human Resources for the Windsor Unified School District, a position he has held since 2016. His twenty-four years of experience in education include serving as an Associate Superintendent of Human Resources for the Elk Grove Unified School District, Chief Human Resources Officer for the Alameda Unified School District and Senior Director of Human Resources for the West Contra Costa Unified School District. He has been an Elementary Principal, an Assistant Professor at the university level and an advisor to doctoral degree candidates and a classroom teacher. He is the author of The Power of Partnerships Between Parents and Schools.

Esther Lemus, President of the Board of Trustees notes, “We are thrilled to have Dr. Krueger join us in his new role as Superintendent. As one of twenty-four candidates for the Superintendent position, Dr. Krueger’s impressive background and expertise allowed him to quickly rise to the top. Given Dr. Krueger’s background, numerous strengths, and proven commitment to the academic success of all students, we look forward to having him take up the reins of leadership as we move our district forward into the 21st century”.

Dr. Krueger is excited to continue his work in the Windsor Unified School District as its Chief Executive. “I am so impressed with Windsor Unified School District and its dedicated community! I have been proud to call WUSD my professional home over the last year and am sincerely honored to have been selected to carry on the excellent, student-centered momentum generated by Superintendent Steve Jorgensen. I look forward to working with the Board of Trustees, our employees, our parents/guardians, and our community partners, and (as well as on behalf of) all learners of the Windsor Unified School District. Together, we will continue to meet the needs of our students and further realize their successes!”

The Windsor Unified School District enrolls over 5,100 students in transitional kindergarten through high school. Elementary students attend four uniquely configured schools, including three schools that serve students in small grade-level clusters (TK-1, 2-3, and 4-5). The fourth elementary school is a K -8 Spanish dual immersion dependent charter school.