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Educational Services Department


The Mission of the Educational Services Department is to promote student achievement and engagement for all students in Transitional Kindergarten through High School in San Lorenzo Unified School District.  We support quality academic programs through research based curriculum and professional development.  Our Department offers specific support to the model of Balanced Literacy and Language, as well as the model of Academic Discourse. We ensure and encourage parent engagement through multiple opportunities for involvement.  We also provide support for each school to increase the efficacy of teaching and support staff. Lastly, we ensure adequate oversight and monitoring for state and federal programs through multiple systems of assessment.

Administrative Staff

Bloch, Neal (510) 317-4759 Director, Data, Assessment & Inquiry
DeBarger, Barbara (510) 317-4700 Assistant Superintendent, Educational Services
Hernandez, Janette (510) 317-4700 Director, Secondary Education
Patrick, Robert (510) 317-4734 Coordinator, English Learner Programs
Pineda, Olga (510) 317-4674 Coordinator, SLC/College & Career

Educational Services Staff

Beles, Sylvia (510) 317-4711 Administrative Assistant
Billich, Barbara (510) 317-4707 Work-Based Learning Specialist
Donaldson, Kay (510) 317-4712 Administrative Assistant
Harper, Anneka   District Staff
Hernandez, Moises (510) 317-4703 Assessment Support Technician
Kemp, Linda (510) 317-4752 Library Media Technician
Low, Laura (510) 317-4740 Senior District Translator and Interpreter
Ma, Susan (510) 317-4709 District Translator/Interpreter-Cantonese/Mandarin
Stein, Patti (510) 317-4714 District Librarian

2018-19 TK-Kinder Age Chart & Information Events

Please click on the chart and find our child's birthday to see if they are ready for Transitional Kindergarten (TK) or Kindergarten for the 2018-19 school year.  Please click on the TK & Kindergarten Information Events Flyer for school site details.

Resources to Support Children

Following the 2016 Presidential election, we have had requests from teachers and parents regarding resources for talking with children who may be experiencing anxiety. Some important tips--

1.  All of the adults at school are here to support you--school is a safe place to express your concerns.

2. Our school and district stands for peace and justice for all and we teach these concepts to the students

3. We will not tolerate bullying in any form--please report any instances immediately to the teachers and principal

4. Our government has a system of checks and balances and we must trust our elected officials to do the right thing and not allow institutionalized forms of bullying.

Below are some online resources to support these discussions:


Education Code and Policies for Parents/Guardians