Superintendent Dr. Krista Parent is serving her 33rd year in South Lane School District - the past 17 years as Superintendent. Krista served as a teacher, assistant principal, athletic director, Curriculum Director and Assistant Superintendent before being named the Superintendent in July 2001.
Dr. Parent has served in almost every prominent education leadership role in Oregon, including President of COSA and OASE. She is the only Oregon Superintendent to have ever been named the National Superintendent of the Year, an honor she received in 2007 by the American Association of School Administrators. Krista was also named a finalist for Superintendent of the Year by the National Association of School Superintendents in 2014