Superintendent James Owens

  • Superintendent James Owens
    The Centennial School District’s Board of Directors voted unanimously to appoint James Owens as the district’s next Superintendent effective July 1, 2021. Owens replaced Dr. Paul E. Coakley, who accepted a position as Superintendent of Multnomah Education Service District.

    Previously, Mr. Owens successfully served as Centennial’s Assistant Superintendent/Director of Human Resources for five years. Additionally, he served as Principal at Butler Creek Elementary School from 2012-2016 and an elementary school teacher in the Reynolds School District from 2005-2012.

     

    Mr. Owens has a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Oregon State University and a Master of Arts in teaching and Professional Administrator License from Lewis & Clark College.

     

    Owens is a proud Centennial High School graduate and is committed to the success of each and every student in Centennial School District.