Harney County School District has a new Superintendent

By on Friday, March 17th, 2023 in Eastern/Southeast Oregon News Featured Stories

Harney County (Released by Harney County School District #3)-After a nationwide search, an intensive screening process involving community and staff members, two rounds of interviews, and community and staff forums, the Harney County School District 3 Board is pleased to announce and welcome Mr. Robert Medley to be the next superintendent of the school district effective July 1st, 2023.

According to board chair, Rob Frank, “Mr. Medley shares the board’s vision on continually improving the way our district meets the needs of our students and our community.  He’s done a great job this year as interim, building relationships inside and out of our buildings, and we’re excited to begin a new era for the district with Mr. Medley at the helm.”

Mr. Medley is currently the interim superintendent of the Harney County School District #3.  He has been the Principal at Burns High School since 2018 and previously served as an Assistant Principal and Athletic Director in the Scappoose school district.  He received his bachelor’s degree in community health from Portland State University and his master’s degree in administration from Concordia University.

“I am very grateful to the board of education for this opportunity to serve as the Harney County School District#3 Superintendent.  It’s exciting to see the positive direction our district is headed and I am excited to be a part of an incredible group of staff and students.”

The Harney County School District 3 Board is pleased to have Mr. Medley as our new superintendent and looks forward to many successful years working together.