LUSD Board President Calvin Harwood said Peters was chosen “after a very rigorous selection process. Several members of our board then traveled virtually to the Rescue Union School District in Rescue, California, meeting with classified and certificated employees, the superintendent and a board member who expressed how much they appreciated Bruce’s leadership and wished him continued success in Laytonville. Additionally, 14 people representing all of Rescue’s constituent groups were contacted about Bruce’s 22-year tenure with the Rescue Union School District. Everyone expressed how fortunate Laytonville is to have such a remarkable educational leader join us in our pursuit of excellence for all.
“Messrs. Peters joins us with over 17 years of school leadership experience in both elementary and middle schools. He began his career in Sacramento as a first grade teacher. He then moved to El Dorado Hills and began his long tenure with the Lake Forest Elementary School Bruce taught third grade for five years before moving into the office as assistant principal.
“After a one-year assistant principal position at Marina Village Middle School, he returned to Lake Forest School and was hired as principal in 2007. Mr. Peters has been an administrator at the successful school ever since, which has received recognition as a Distinguished School. of California and a National Blue Ribbon School during his time there.