509J Superintendent

Dr. Jay Mathisen

Dr. Mathisen began his career teaching and coaching at the high school and middle school levels in the McKenzie School District. Dr. Mathisen earned his Bachelor’s Degree from Western Baptist College, his Master’s Degree from Western Oregon College and his Doctorate at George Fox University.

Dr. Mathisen joined Jefferson County School District 509J in July 2021, after serving as Director of Educational Leadership at George Fox University. Dr. Mathisen also previously held positions as Deputy Superintendent and Assistant Superintendent of the Bend/LaPine School District, LaPine High School principal and Assistant Principal at LaPine Middle School.

509J Assistant Superintendent

Shay Mikalson


Contact the Superintendent's Office

Mailing Address:
445 SE Buff Street
Madras, OR  97741



541-475-6192 ext 2207



Executive Assistant to Superintendent and School Board

Tessa Bailey

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