The Oklahoma State School Boards Association (OSSBA) and Edmond Public Schools invite district and community stakeholders to participate in an anonymous online survey regarding the qualities and characteristics important in the district’s next superintendent. 

The survey will remain open until Dec. 11. All district parents will also be emailed a link to the survey. 

parent takes survey on phone

Earlier this fall, the Edmond Board of Education hired the OSSBA to facilitate the superintendent search following the announcement from current superintendent Bret Towne that he will be retiring at the end of the 20-21 academic school year. He has been superintendent for 6 years. 

“One of the most important duties of the Board of Education is to hire a superintendent who has the characteristics, qualifications and experience that will help our district continue to be one of the most successful in the country,” said Board President Kathleen Duncan.  “The process includes receiving input from our stakeholders in order to ensure we select a leader who represents and reflects our EPS community.” 

The application for the position, available at will open on Nov. 23 and close on Jan. 8. There will be two rounds of interviews and the Board of Education is expected to announce their selection in early spring.  For more information, contact the OSSBA at (405) 528-3571 or