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Announcement of New Superintendent


The Alpine School District Board of Education is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Shane Farnsworth as the Superintendent of Schools in Alpine School District, effective July 1, 2021.

Announcement & Application

The Alpine School District Board of Education, American Fork, Utah, is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Superintendent of Schools.  The person selected for the position will fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Samuel Y. Jarman, who served for six years as superintendent.

Alpine School District is in its 106th year and has a vast history of rich educational offerings, academic excellence and strong family engagement. Alpine serves students and families throughout 14 municipalities. As the largest district in the state of Utah, Alpine has 92 schools, 81,532 students and employs over 8,900 professionals.  The Board of Education’s commitments to supporting a comprehensive curriculum, maintaining safe facilities, and attracting, hiring, and retaining the best and brightest educators are what makes Alpine excel.



Due Date

application procedure

1. A formal letter indicating your desire to be considered as a candidate for the position of Superintendent of Schools of Alpine School District.

2. A Superintendent Application Form completed in full.  This form is available on the Utah School Boards Association website at or on the Alpine School District website at

3. A complete set of current transcripts.

4. Three professional letters of recommendation.

5. A current résumé, including accomplishments as an administrator.

The letters, application form, transcripts and résumé should be submitted to:

Richard Stowell ([email protected])
Utah School Boards Association, Executive Director
860 East 9085 South
Sandy, UT  84094
Phone: 801.566.1207

Questions should be directed to Richard Stowell.  Do not contact the district or board members directly.

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Position timeline

September 28, 2020–Deadline to submit completed applications

October 27, 2020–New superintendent announced

July 1, 2021–New superintendent assumes official assignment

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