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CUSD Education Services

Education Services Leadership Team

Dr. Michelle Le Patner
Assistant Superintendent, Education Services
(949) 234-9261

Sara Jocham
Assistant Superintendent, Special Education
(949) 234-9281

Michelle Benham
Executive Director, Assessment & Evaluation
(949) 234-9426
Stacy Yogi
Executive Director, State & Federal Programs
(949) 234-9244
Mike Beekman
Executive Director, Student Services
(949) 234-9267
Wendy Pospichal
Executive Director, Student Services
(949) 234-9260
Jennifer Heckert
Director III, Intervention Systems
(949) 234-9249
Kim Bailey
Director Instructional Support and Professional Learning
(949) 234-9408
Dr. Debbi Keeler
Director, Early Learning Programs
(949) 234-5341

Matt Reid
Coordinator Athletics and Extracurricular programs, Community Education
(949) 234-9482

Our Mission:

The Education Services Department exists to support the delivery of quality instruction to all CUSD students

We believe all students learn best when...

  • their classroom environments are conducive to learning and reflect a culture of community, collaboration, and high expectations for all;
  • they actively engage in a coherent curriculum that reflects rigorous content, and emphasizes critical thinking, application, and innovation;
  • there are clearly communicated goals and objectives;
  • they receive instruction that is focused, purposeful, and appropriately paced;
  • they receive differentiated support for their learning; and
  • they build responsibility for their own learning through an ongoing partnership with their teachers.

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