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John B. Bond

John B. Bond

Professor of Educational Administration and Supervision; Chair of Educational Leadership

Phone: 206-281-2554
Office: Peterson Hall 419

Education: BA, Western Washington University, 1972; MEd, University of Washington 1976; EdD, Seattle Pacific University, 2003. At SPU since 2008.

John Bond is a professor in the Educational Leadership Department. Prior to joining the SPU faculty in 2008, Dr. Bond was a public school administrator for over 25 years. He has served as a principal at both elementary and secondary levels, as well as an assistant superintendent in a large suburban school district.

At SPU, Dr. Bond teaches courses in principal, program administration, and executive leadership certification programs. He also supervises the field experiences of administrative interns.

Selected Publications

  • Bond, J.B. (2011, November 19). “Thinking on Your Feet: Principals’ Reflection-in-Action.” International Journal of Educational Leadership Preparation, 6(4).  Retrieved from
  • Bond, J.B., Evans, L., & Ellis, A.K. (2011, February). “Reflective Assessment.” Principal Leadership, 32–34.
  • Bond, J B. (2010). “Informative Assessment: Teacher and Student Together.” Washington State Kappan, 4(1), 8–10.
  • Bond, J.B. (2008). “Reflective Assessment: Including Students in the Assessment Process.” Forum on Public Policy. Retrieved from

Please view Dr. Bond’s CV (PDF) for additional publications.

John B. Bond

Why I Teach at SPU

John B. Bond, Associate Professor of Educational Administration and Supervision

“I believe that the future of our country and the world depends on the knowledge, skill, and dedication of teachers and principals. It is my privilege and honor to contribute to the learning of the next generation of school leaders.”