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GUSD Appoints New Assistant Superintendent

Tonight at their regular meeting, the GUSD Board of Trustees voted to approve the employment Carol Boyan-Held as the new Assistant Superintendent of Instructional Services.

Boyan-Held was the top candidate out of a large and highly competitive group of applicants for the position created with the retirement of Elizabeth DeVita, who has provided exceptional leadership of the District’s Instructional Services since July 2009.

Boyan-Held is currently employed with the Conejo Valley Unified School District as the Director of Elementary Education. She will begin formal employment with the District on July 1, 2014. Her professional experience is extensive and well-aligned to the ongoing work of providing leadership for the current GUSD initiatives in curriculum, instruction, and assessment.

Boyan-Held has leadership experience in areas including:

  • Elementary, preschool, childcare programs
  • Principal coaching and evaluation
  • Staff development
  • Program Improvement administration
  • Curriculum adoption
  • Assessment systems and centralized data systems
  • CELDT and STAR Testing
  • School Accountability Report Cards
  • Educational Technology and Informational Systems
  • Categorical Programs
  • ELD
  • GATE

She brings 13 years of District Office experience including:

  • Director of Elementary Education
  • Director of Curriculum and Assessment
  • Small District Assistant Superintendent, Educational Services
  • Director of Instructional Services

Boyan-Held has served as a principal, assistant principal, and teacher, comes to us with stellar recommendations and experience closely aligned with the goals of our Strategic Plan, LCAP, and visions for exemplary student achievement in our District. We’re excited to have her join our team!

Los Centros de Compasión abriran sus puertas el 14 y 15 de agosto

Para publicación inmediata:

Los Centros de Compasión abriran sus puertas el 14 y 15 de agosto;

Este centro tendrá asesoramiento gratuito, y estará disponible a los miembros de la
comunidad impactada por los asesinatos del 11 de agosto.

(Santa Barbara, 13 de agosto de 2014) – A raíz de cuatro asesinatos cerca de Santa Barbara el 11 de agosto, asesoramiento gratuito estará disponible para los miembros de la comunidad en Centros de Compasión, el jueves 14 de agosto y el viernes 15 de agosto en la escuela secundaria de La Colina y la Escuela Primaria de Foothill.

Patrocinado por el Departamento del condado de Santa Barbara de Alcohol, Drogas y Servicios de Salud Mental (ADMHS), la Red de Respuestas de Santa Bárbara, La escuela secundaria de La Colina y la Escuela Primaria de Foothill, los Centros de Compasión estarán disponibles el jueves y viernes en los siguientes horarios:

En la Biblioteca de la Escuela Secundaria de La Colina, 4025 Foothill Road, en Santa Barbara,10 am – 12 pm; 1:00-3:00; 5:00-7:00.

En la Biblioteca de la Escuela Primaria de Foothill, 711 Ribera Drive, en Santa Barbara, 10 am – 12 pm; 1:00-3:00; 5:00-7:00.

“Este es un momento importante para unirnos y compartir nuestros sentimientos,” nos dice Suzanne Grimmesey, MFT, ADMHS Oficial de Información Pública. “Los invitamos a participar – todos los amigos, familiares, estudiantes, vecinos, maestros y otros miembros de la comunidad afectados por esta tragedia.”

Para obtener más información, póngase en contacto con Suzanne Grimmesey, MFT,

681-5289 o 886-5403.