Dr. Jeff Sprout became the Superintendent of the Laveen School District in July 2020.
A career educator, Dr. Sprout has served for 31 years in positions ranging from substitute teacher to Assistant Superintendent.
“It is an honor to serve the students, staff, families, and community of Laveen. I am committed to our schools being the best option for every child in pre-K through eighth grade, including instructional excellence, signature programs, and innovatively solving the challenges we face as a District and community.”
Dr. Sprout joined Laveen in 2013 as Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources. In this position, he was dedicated to making Laveen a great place to work for all staff in the areas of recruitment, retention, benefits, and leadership development. He has been actively involved in the community – serving in the Laveen Lions Club and chairing the Laveen Community Parade for five years. He has volunteered many hours in developing the Laveen Education Foundation and has supported the last several bond and override measures.
Before joining Laveen, he worked as a junior high science teacher, intervention specialist, Kindergarten-8th grade principal, and Director of STEM Research and Development. He was the recipient of the Excellence in Education teaching award, Rodel Exemplary Principal Award, and, along with his staff, was recognized with the A+ School of Excellence Award.
Dr. Sprout received his Doctoral Degree in Educational Administration and Supervision from Arizona State University. He earned a Master’s Degree in Secondary Education and a Bachelor of Science in Bioengineering, also from ASU. Go Devils!
In his spare time, he enjoys traveling with family, finding great restaurants, and hiking in South Mountain Park.
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