Dr. Luis Ibarra

Dr. Luis Ibarra, Superintendent Escondido Union School District. With 26 years of school district experience he has been responsible to oversee the daily operations of large urban school districts include serving as an Associate Superintendent of Business and Finance, and Associate Superintendent of Human Resources for the Oceanside Unified School District (OUSD), where he had worked since 2001.A former K-6 elementary school principal and teacher in Oceanside, Victor Valley and Rialto, Dr. Ibarra was raised in an immigrant family. He experienced first-hand the struggles of growing up as an English Language Learner.
Dr. Ibarra completed his Doctorate in Educational Leadership from the University of California, San Diego and California State University, San Marcos in 2008. He earned his Master’s in Educational Administration from Azusa Pacific University in 1995, and finished his undergraduate studies with a BA in Liberal Arts from California State University, San Bernardino in 1990.
Dr. Ibarra assumed his position as the Superintendent of the Escondido Union School District on July 1, 2014.