A New Superintendent is Coming to OESD 114

Dr Aaron Leavell

The Olympic Educational Service District Board of Directors is exceptionally pleased to announce Dr. Aaron Leavell as the agency’s next Superintendent (effective July 1, 2022).

“I’m grateful to the OESD 114 Board of Directors, leadership team and staff for inviting me to jointheir incredible service organization. Having been a part of the OESD 114 region for the pasttwenty-four years, I am excited to now serve in this leadership role. Meeting new colleagues in theupcoming months and spending time with our member district superintendents and directors toplan for our future ahead is something I am looking forward to. I would like to thank Greg Lynchfor his OESD leadership since 2013 and wish him the best in his next adventures. I am eternallygrateful to the Bremerton School District and the Bremerton community for allowing me tosuccessfully lead as their Superintendent for the past decade.”

~ Dr. Aaron Leavell

Dr. Aaron Leavell has served as the Superintendent of the Bremerton School District for the pastnine years. Bremerton School District is home to about 4,500 students. In Bremerton, Dr. Leavell hasworked as a secondary teacher and athletic coach, Assistant Principal for Bremerton Junior High andBremerton HS Freshman Academy, Principal of Bremerton High School, and the AssistantSuperintendent. He worked for three years as the Secondary Education Director in the North KitsapSchool before returning to Bremerton. In 2009, Dr. Leavell was the Washington State High SchoolPrincipal of the Year.

He has served as an AWSP Board member, a member of ASCD, WASA, AASA and is currently thePast-President for the Bremerton Rotary Club. Dr. Leavell has been an active WASA member servingas Region 114 President in 2018–19 and on the WASA Board as a Representative for Region 114 in2019-20 and is a committee member for the WASA Professional Standards and Ethics Committee.
In 2020, he was elected Superintendent Component Chair for WASA and later President-elect of theWASA organization. He is currently serving as WASA President.
Dr. Leavell and his family reside inBremerton, WA. He and his wife Kelli of 25 years have three sons.