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Admin Team

 

Dr. Richard Rundhaug, Principal

 

Alex Sheldon, Assistant Principal

 
Education:
  • B.A, Political Science, University of California, Santa Barbara
  • Single Subject Teaching Credential, National University
  • Administrative Services Credential, Santa Barbara County Education Office
 
Responsibilities: 
  • Athletics
  • Activities
  • ASB
  • Graduation
  • Facilities
  • Civic Use
 

Suzette McCormick, Assistant Principal

 

Mike Stieren, Assistant Principal

 
 

Education:

  • Bachelor of Arts with Majors in English and Sociology., University of California Santa Barbara
  • Education Specialist Teaching Credential - Moderate / Severe., University of California Santa Barbara
  • M.Ed., University of California Santa Barbara
  • Clear Administrative Services Credential

Responsibilities:

  • Master Schedule
  • Counseling Department
  • Registrar / Enrollment
  • Instructional Materials
  • Curriculum Council
  • Gang Task Force
  • Credit Recovery / Summer School
  • Special Education: SCD, Transition, CTE programming
  • ROP
  • Entrepreneurship Academy
  • AP
  • PSAT / PrACT
  • Aeries Coordinator
  • ETS Liaison
  • NAVIANCE
  • Student discipline Esd-Lop
 

Jennifer Balaishis, Dean of Students

Education:
 
MA in Educational Leadership, California State University, Northridge
BEd in French, English, Intermediate/Senior, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto
BA Honors in French and English, University of Western Ontario
Preliminary Administrative Services Credential
Single Subject Teaching Credential, French and English
Crosscultural, Language and Academic Development Certificate
 
Responsibilities:
 
Attendance (CLASS Program and School Attendance Review Board)
Discipline and Interventions
Restorative Approaches
AHA Peace builders
UCSB Check, Connect, Respect
SUPER and YSS Fighting Back
PLC Support
Tardy Sweeps

Dare Holdren, Dean of Students

Education:
 

Graduate, San Marcos High School

B.A. Political Science, Brown University

Single Subject Teaching Credential, Social Studies and PE, Chapman University 

M.A. Education, Chapman University

Clear Administrative Credential, SBCEO

 
Responsibilities:
 
Attendance (CLASS Program and School Attendance Review Board)
Discipline and Interventions
Restorative Approaches
AHA Peace builders
UCSB Check, Connect, Respect
SUPER and YSS Fighting Back
PLC Support