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Regional Honors Bestowed Upon EDC School Leaders

09:40 AM - March 28, 2024

On the evening of March 15, a distinguished gathering occurred at the Catta Verdera Country Club in Lincoln, where the Association of California School Administrators (ACSA) Region 2 celebrated its Administrators of the Year. This event spotlighted the dedication and achievements of educational leaders from ACSA's Region 2, which encompasses the Northern California counties of Butte, Colusa, El Dorado, Glenn, Nevada, Placer, Plumas, Sierra, Sutter, and Yuba. Notably, several leaders from the El Dorado Charter received accolades for their exemplary service.

Dr. Ed Manansala, El Dorado County Superintendent of Schools, praised the honorees for their outstanding commitment and contributions. He highlighted their dedication to providing exceptional service, commitment, and care for students, families, and educators, stating, "Tonight's El Dorado County honorees lead with integrity, empathy, and a deep sense of purpose.  We thank them for their unwavering commitment to the success and well-being of our school community."

Awards were presented to the following El Dorado County administrators:

Category: Central Office Administrator - Karen Goldberg, Director Multilingual Equity, Education Center, Lake Tahoe Unified School District

Category: Classified Leader - Julianne Pereira, Admin Assist Ed Services, El Dorado Union High School District

Category: Elementary Principal - Karin Holmes, Sierra House Elementary School, Lake Tahoe Unified School District

Category: Middle Grades Principal - Levi Cambridge, Marina Village Middle School, Rescue Union School District

Category: Secondary Co-Administrator - Justin Gatling. El Dorado High School, El Dorado Union High School District

Category: Superintendent - Curtis Wilson, Mother Lode Union School District

Category: Superintendent/Principal - Kerri Phillips, Gold Trail Union School District

Category: Technology Administrator - Rene Buenrostro, IT District Office, Rescue Union School District

ACSA is the premier organization for school leaders, and its membership exceeds 17,000 educators. Its core mission is to champion the cause of public education for students from kindergarten through 12th grade, including adult learners. ACSA is committed to fostering an equitable, world-class education system and supporting educational leaders who address the diverse needs of California's students. For further details about ACSA Region 2, visit:


[Photo caption] The South Lake Tahoe Unified School District team traveled far to recognize award winners

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