Dr Elizabeth Eminhizer believes in the importance of high-quality educational programs and a family atmosphere. She brings those beliefs with her when serving the Covina-Valley Unified School District. The educator and leader is a long-time resident of Covina who truly understands the schools, students, and community that she serves. In fact, when she was a student herself, Elizabeth Eminhizer Superintendent attended Covina High School, Las Palmas Middle School, and Grovecenter Elementary School. Her children and husband also attended area schools. The superintendent’s husband attended Northview High School, and both of her daughters went to South Hills High School as students.


A solid career in leadership and education

Elizabeth Eminhizer Superintendent has more than twenty-five years of experience. In that time, she has held several titles, including department chair, professional development coordinator, and WASC focus group chair.

In June of 2020, Dr. Elizabeth Eminhizer was appointed as Superintendent of the Covina-Valley Unified School District. In a unanimous vote by the Board of Education. They were enthusiastic about having her take the role.

Prior to 2020, she served the school district as the Assistant Superintendent of Educational Services, a job she began in 2014. Before that, Dr Elizabeth Eminhizer was the Senior Director of Educational Services and the Director of Curriculum and Instruction for the Covina-Valley Unified School District.

Before joining her current school district, Dr. Elizabeth Eminhizer was an enthusiastic and engaged middle school principal for three years, an elementary school principal for six years, and a middle school assistant principal for two years. However, she wasn’t always a principal. The well-respected administrator truly understands the teachers in her school district because she was once a teacher herself. It all began when Dr. Eminhizer started her career as a high school teacher. From there, she kept moving forward, improving the lives and futures of her students.