The purpose of 21CSLA is to support educational leaders at school sites and systems in order to improve campus culture and climate, create more equitable learning environments, and ultimately boost student success.
Lead: Madera County Superintendent of Schools - Kathy Condren, Lori Hamada
Inyo COE - Ilissa Twomey
Kings COE - LaVonne Chastain
Mariposa COE - TBD
Merced COE - Michelle Symes, Rae Ann Jimenez
Mono COE - Tammy Nguyen
Monterey COE - Dr. Roberto Nunez, Caryn Lewis
San Benito COE - Jennifer Logue
Santa Cruz COE - Debi Bodenheimer
Stanislaus COE - Christine Sisco, Rex Tschetter
Tulare COE - Andrea Perez, Shelah Feldstein, Martin Frolli
Area 6: Communities of Practice
Absolute Priority Year 1: Focus on equity and distance learning
The Regional Academy will facilitate small, sustained, and role-alike professional learning cohorts grounded in leadership for equity and continuous improvement.
The Regional Academy presents the following Communities of Practice:
Superintendent/Superintendent/Principal, and Principal Leadership Series for Small Districts Flyer
Superintendent/Superintendent/Principal, and Principasl Leadership Series for Small District Flyer - Screen Reader Version
Area 7: Localized Professional Learning
The Regional Academy will provide professional learning, informed by regional needs and local input, that complements and is aligned to the offerings developed by 21CSLA.
The Regional Academy presents the following Professional Learning Opportunities:
Area 8: Leadership Coaching
21CLSA Coaching for Equity in Schools
Leaders for equity transform education to improve access, opportunity, and inclusion, for students and adults, especially those who are systematically marginalized and historically underserved, so that they can thrive.
The Regional Academy, through our regional coaching leads (see below), will provide individualized coaching that is built on relational trust, aligned to the CPSEL, focused on equity-centered problems of practice using continuous improvement principles.
Contact information for the Coaching Leads
Inyo COE, Mono COE - Tammy Nguyen
Kings COE, Madera CSOS - LaVonne Chastain
Merced COE, Mariposa COE - Rae Ann Jimenez
Monterey COE, San Benito COE, Santa Cruz COE - Dr. Roberto Nunez
Stanislaus COE – Rex Tschetter
Tulare COE - John Davis
Regional Academy Staff
Director, Credential and Certification Programs
Program Director, Leadership Development and Support Services
Program Director, Leadership Development and Equity Support
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