Peggy Lynch, Ed.D., Executive Leadership Team, Partner at Large

Peggy served as Superintendent for San Dieguito Union High School District in San Diego County until April 2008.

Peggy also served as Superintendent of the Brea Olinda Unified School District in North Orange County for seven years, part of her nearly 14 years serving as a superintendent.

Peggy has held positions as Assistant Superintendent, Principal, Assistant Principal, Activities Director, and teacher.  She has taught at California State University, Fullerton.

Peggy has experience conducting executive searches since 2009 and has facilitated or assisted in the facilitation of more than 60 executive searches since that time.

Peggy received her doctorate from the University of La Verne, her master’s degree from Fullerton and her BA from Parsons College in Iowa.

Peggy chaired the ACSA Orange County and San Diego County Superintendents, was chair of the ACSA Superintendents’ Symposium and ACSA’s State Annual Conference.

Peggy was active in community groups in all three districts during her 38-year career, including serving as the President of the Brea Rotary and as a board member for the Boys and Girls Club.

Peggy has received recognition from various organizations, including Southern California Women in Educational Management, Stanford University School of Engineering and the PTA.

Peggy has co-authored several books, including Effective Superintendent-School Board Practices; The Superintendent’s Planner, A Monthly Guide and Reflective Journal; and Eight at the Top: A View Inside Public Education.