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Educational Equity and Student Support

 

         Education is an act of love, and thus an act of courage

                                                                                                                                                       Paolo Freire

The Educational Equity and Student Support Department exists to support schools in providing every student with equal and equitable access to meaningful educational experiences that will prepare them for success in life and career.

In collaboration with students, families, schools, district departments and community, we commit to the following priorities:

  • support and advocate for ALL students and families;
  • nurture a culture of listening, learning and responding to ALL stakeholders;
  • cultivate spaces for inclusive, safe, and constructive conversations; and
  • foster belief in self and community.

Administration

Sandra Buendia

Sandra Buendia

Executive Director Educational Equity and Student Support

Staff

Verenice Gutierrez

Verenice Gutierrez

Director - Educational Equity and Access
Shelley Halverson

Shelley Halverson

Director-Special Education
Mindi Holmdahl

Mindi Holmdahl

Director-Student Services and Counseling
Emily Sutherland

Emily Sutherland

Director Social and Emotional Learning
Steve Russo

Steve Russo

Admin Asst To Exec Director