Beverly Hills Unified School District

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Department Responsibilities

Dustin Seemann - Assistant Superintendent for Education Services
• Coordinate Educational Services departments and services including
o Curriculum and Instruction
o Assessment and Accountability
o Educational Technology
o Visual and Performing Arts
• Develop and Revise Board Goals, Transmittals, Policies
• Technology Implementation, including Technology Advisory Committee, Technology Standards Committee
• Field Trips/ Conference Requests
• High School liaison including
o Department chairs
o High School course development and alignment
o Textbook adoptions and procurement
o Summer School program
• Beginning Teacher Support and Assessment Program (BTSA)
o BTSA/Induction Program
o New Teacher Orientation
o Support provider professional development
• Professional Development coordination K-12
• District Graduation Requirements/ Alignment to State and College standards
• Coordination of District Master Calendar for Educational Services
• Liaison for Middle School program and enhancement
• Summer School - K-12 Enrichment & Remediation
• Summer Reading Program
• Support for site principals
• Single Site Plans
• School Accountability Report Cards
• Textbook Adoptions
• State and Local Data Analysis
• District benchmark course assessments
• Assessment training and support
• Standards-based Reporting K-5
• Instructional Initiatives, including coordination, professional development and coaches
• Adult & Alternative Education
• District coordinator for Section 504
• Intra-District Permits
• Residency
• Continuation School
• Independent Study
Mr. Chris Hertz – Director for Student Services
• State mandated assessment program including
 Physical Fitness
• Pupil Services
• Categorical Programs including Consolidated Application
• Private Schools liaison
• Instructional Intervention and support
• Title I funding and coordination
• Service Learning
• Summer School Support
• School Library Program
• School Attendance and Review Board
• Student Discipline
• Safe and Drug Free Schools and Communities
• School Records
• School Liaison for Campus Safety
• Coordination of School Nursing services including Health Aides
• School Liaison for Campus Discipline
• District coordinator for Mandated Reporter/Child Abuse
• Liaison for Foster Youth and Homeless
• Coordinator for Home and Hospital Teaching
Ms. Bernadette Lucas - Director of Technology
  • Educational Technology
  • Information Technology
Mr. Stephen Clement- TOSA - Visual and Performing Arts
  • • Visual and Performing Arts (VAPA)
    o Art
    o Music
    o Theatre
    o Dance
    • Arts for All
    • Summer Arts Academy
    • Art Fairs and Student Exhibitions
    • Arts Advisory Committee
Ms. Laura Chism -  Assistant Superintendent for Student Services: 
  • • Supervision of Special Education Department and Student Support Services
    • Special Education Advisory Committee
    • Supervision and evaluation of School Psychologists/Program Specialists/Occupational Therapists/Assistive Technology Specialist/Adaptive P.E. Specialist/Speech and Language Specialists
    • Summer School Special Education
    • Liaison to Tri-City SELPA
    • Liaison to non-public schools, agencies and Department of Mental Health
    • Special Education Self Review
    • Mandated state and federal reports and records pertaining to Special Education
    • Professional Development for Special Education staff
    • Workability
    • Vocational Education
Ms. Cherryne Luesang - Coordinator for Special Projects:
• K-5 STEM
• English Learners
• Service Learning