Superintendent, Dr. Tim Stowe

Dr Tim Stowe started his tenure as the 8th Superintendent (interim) of the Torrance Unified School District on July 1, 2020 and was appointed Superintendent (permanent) effective July 23, 2021. Tim's career with the District began in 1993 as a teacher. Tim was promoted several times and eventually joined the District Leadership Team where he served as the Senior Director of Secondary Schools for six years and in 2013 he was promoted to Chief Academic Officer. Most recently he served for 4 years as the District’s Deputy Superintendent.

Tim holds a doctorate in Educational Leadership from the University of Southern California, received a Master of Science in School Counseling and California Administrative Services Credential from the University of La Verne, and a Bachelor of Arts in History, with a minor in Political Science, from the University of Redlands. Tim went through the Torrance Unified School District and is a West High School graduate.