Welcome to the Office of the Deputy Superintendent

  • Mission Statement
    The mission of the Office of the Deputy Superintendent is to provide a collaborative environment with District Department Leaders that manage academic departments within the District. These combined efforts will provide a unified approach to ensure growth and support the District’s plan and strategic initiatives. Superintendent's Strategic Plan
    Additionally, the Deputy Superintendent provides assistance to align with adopted State Standards. The goal is to ensure that every student in Washoe County graduates college or highly skilled career ready.  

    The Office of the Deputy Superintendent oversees all of Washoe County’s 102 schools and supervises the following departments:

    Office of Academics

    Office of School Leadership

    Office of Ombudsman and Strategies

    Compliance Department


    Central to this mission is a philosophical foundation built upon:

    • Student academic growth through vertical alignment of curriculum and instruction
    • Servant and principle-centered leadership
    • Responsibility and self-advocacy
    • Recognition of an increasingly diverse student population
    • Commitment to student engagement and a transformative learning environment
    Office of the Deputy Superintendent 
    Kristen McNeill  
    Deputy Superintendent: Dr. Kristen McNeill
    Executive Assistant
    Phone: 775-789-4640


Notice of Non-Discrimination and Web-Accessibility

  • The District prohibits bullying, cyber-bullying, harassment, sexual harassment, discrimination and/or retaliation in any of its educational programs/activities, employment, and employment opportunities.  For the District's full Notice of Non-Discrimination statement as well as methods to address questions and concerns please visit our Notice of Non-Discrimination and Web Accessibility page.

    For more information, visit the Civil Rights Compliance Department page.