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Educational Services is responsible for directing, supervising, coordinating and evaluating district level programs and personnel involved in curriculum development, instructional process and procedures, educational technology, categorically funded programs, student support services and student assessment pre-kindergarten through Adult Education.

Educational Services maintains all 18 of our elementary schools, three middle schools, three comprehensive high schools, one continuation high school, Justin Early Learners Academy (preschool) and the Simi Institute for Careers & Education, as well as our independent study/homeschool academy. Educational Services supports the school sites pre-kindergarten through Adult Education.

Dr. Jerry Block

Dr. Jerry Block
Assistant Superintendent of Educational Services

Jamie Snodgrass
Dr. Jamie Snodgrass
Director of Instruction and Pupil Services

Erin Taggart

Erin Taggart
Director of Elementary Education

Matt Guzzo

Matthew Guzzo
Director of Secondary Education


April Jacobsen
Assistant Director of Early and Expanded Learning


Dr. Jerry Block
Assistant Superintendent of Educational Services
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Erin Taggart
Director of Elementary Education
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Matthew Guzzo
Director of Secondary Education
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Dr. Jamie Snodgrass
   Director of Instruction and    Pupil Services

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Dr. Jason Messinger
Coordinator of Educational Technology

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Dr. Naomi Cortez
Coordinator of Categorical Programs

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Dr. Justine Wienken
Coordinator of Curriculum & Assessment

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Dr. Angelica Chavez
Coordinator of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Humanities
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Jake Finch
Coordinator of Public Relations & Resource Development
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Dan Shuster
TOSA of Technology

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Sonali Pillai
TOSA of Mathematics
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Jennifer Pemberton
TOSA of English/Language Arts
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Alisa Speidel
TOSA of Science
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Audrey Fishevlich
TOSA of Categorical Programs
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TOSA of Beginning Teacher Support
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Jennifer Wigdor
TUPE/Naviance Counselor
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Kelli Sparks
Elementary Counselor
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Caitlyn McKee
Elementary Counselor
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Laura Doyan
Elementary Counselor
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Heidi Valdez
Elementary Counselor
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Karen Linn
Senior Administrative Assistant to Dr. Youssef
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(PLEASE NOTE: Ms. Linn is currently on leave. All queries should be directed to Meg Fairless at

Ana Maria Portillo
Administrative Assistant to Mrs. Ellis
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Robbin MacLean
Administrative Assistant to Mr. Block

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Janice Osborne
Administrative Assistant to Dr. Snodgrass- Interdistrict Permits/SARB

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Ariana Flynn
Administrative Asst. II-ELD/ELPAC
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Suzanne Katz
Administrative Asst. II-Curriculum

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Tracey Rapp
Administrative Asst. II-PD/GATE/CAASPP
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Elizabeth Camacho
Spanish Translator/Interpreter

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Ivonee Carrion
Spanish Translator/Interpreter
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