Dr. Linda Adamson Takes the Helm at Pacific Grove Unified

The Pacific Grove Unified School District’s Board of Trustees has unanimously approved a contract with Dr. Linda Adamson to serve as Superintendent. She assumed the position on Friday.  

“I am thrilled and honored to serve as the superintendent of PGUSD and am looking forward to working closely with the board of education while serving Pacific Grove’s students, families and employees,” Adamson said. “The opportunity to lead and serve this proud and collaborative community truly is a dream come true.”

Board President Carolyn Swanson said Adamson had “demonstrated a deep understanding of the strengths and opportunities for growth” at PGUSD. She praised her passion and commitment to education.

Adamson has worked in the education sector for 28 years and most recently served as assistant superintendent of educational services for Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified. She holds a bachelor’s degree in education from Johannesburg College of Education in South Africa, as well as Masters and Doctorate degrees from California State University of Fullerton (CSUF).

PGUSD is located in Monterey County. The district serves over 1,800 students from kindergarten to 12th grade.