Saturday in SUGARLOAF
The Sugarloaf Property Owners Association Members
invite residents of Big Bear Valley to join them for the monthly meeting Saturday, January 26th beginning at 10:00 A.M.
Held at the Sugarloaf Fire Station located at the
corner of Maple and Baldwin Lanes, the meetings are informative, friendly,
gatherings of neighbors sharing issues of interest to the mountain community.
Guest speaker Dr. Mary Suzuki, Superintendant for
the Bear Valley Unified District will be share the State of the District
and rec. She will have information of special interest to the Sugarloaf
Come warm by the fire on this Winter morning while visiting with the neighbors.
Mary Suzuki, Ed.D.
Dr. Mary Suzuki has 28 years of experience as an
educator. She has served as a teacher at multiple grade levels, literacy coach,
principal, Director of Curriculum and 21st Century Learning, chairperson for the
California Technology Assistance Project, Assistant Superintendent of Learning
Support Services, and Superintendent in Bear Valley.
Throughout her career, Dr. Suzuki has focused
extensively on creating innovative learning opportunities for students. She
believes that children possess infinite potential and that it is a privilege
and responsibility to ensure students are prepared for extraordinary futures.
Dr. Suzuki received a bachelor’s degree in science
from Northwestern University, a master’s degree in education from the
University of La Verne, and a doctorate degree in educational leadership from
Azusa Pacific University.
Mary and her husband Dan have been married for 36
years. They enjoy spending time with their three children, Elizabeth, David and
Matthew and two grandchildren, Emily and Charlotte.
Suzuki shared, “I am thrilled and honored to serve as Superintendent in the
Bear Valley Unified School District. I have tremendous respect for the
outstanding work being done on behalf of the students of Big Bear Valley. I
enjoy working closely with the Board, staff, parents, and community to ensure
Bear Valley Unified School District continues to be a district
where students get a premier education.”