Unified School District
a regular School Board Meeting held December 9, 2015, the Governing Board of
Bear Valley Unified School District employed Dr. Mary Suzuki, as Superintendent
of Schools for the District. The Board’s action was by unanimous vote.
Suzuki’s selection was the culmination of an extensive nationwide search
conducted by the Governing Board and assisted by Leadership Associates.
Suzuki comes to Bear Valley with twenty-four 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, and Assistant Superintendent of
Learning Support Services.
Dr. Mary Suzuki
extensive paper screening, reference checks and interviews, representatives of
the Governing Board visited the community of Covina, where Dr. Suzuki has
served as Director of 21st Century Learning. They interviewed community
members, parents, teachers, students, principals, district administrators,
school staff, and board members. The visitation team consistently heard high
praise and accolades regarding Dr. Suzuki and felt that she is an excellent
match for the Bear Valley community.
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