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The mission of Mariners School is to become a community of lifelong learners where creativity and academic excellence are valued; where self and others are deemed worthy of respect and treated accordingly; where students, staff, parents and community share the responsibility of working cooperatively toward the success of that mission.
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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
THE NEWPORT-MESA UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT WILL HOLD A PUBLIC HEARING IN COMPLIANCE WITH EDUCATION CODE 60119 AND 60422 – SUFFICIENCY OF INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS THAT ARE ALIGNED TO THE ACADEMIC CONTENT STANDARDS FOR SCHOOL YEAR 2016-2017.
THE PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE REGULAR MEETING SCHEDULED ON TUESDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2016 AT APPROXIMATELY 6:00 P.M. IN THE DISTRICT EDUCATION CENTER BOARDROOM, 2985 BEAR STREET, COSTA MESA, CA.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT:
DIRECTOR, SPECIAL PROJECTS
AVISO DE AUDIENCIA PÚBLICA
EL DISTRITO ESCOLAR UNIFICADO NEWPORT-MESA TENDRÁ UNA AUDIENCIA PÚBLICA EN CONCORDANCIA CON EL CÓDIGO DE EDUCACIÓN 60119 Y 60422 – SUFICIENCIA DE MATERIALES DE INSTRUCCIÓN ALINEADOS A LAS NORMAS ACADÉMICAS PARA EL AÑO ESCOLAR 2016-2017.
LA AUDIENCIA PÚBLICA SE LLEVARÁ A CABO EN CONJUNCIÓN CON LA JUNTA REGULAR PROGRAMADA PARA EL MARTES, 11 DE OCTUBRE DE 2016, A LAS 6:00 P.M. APROXIMADAMENTE, EN LA SALA DE JUNTAS DE LA MESA DIRECTIVA DEL CENTRO DE EDUCACIÓN DEL DISTRITO, 2985 BEAR STREET, COSTA MESA, CA.
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DIRECTOR, SPECIAL PROJECTS
Newport-Mesa Unified School District (NMUSD) is pleased to announce the selection of
Dr. Kristin DeMicco as assistant principal of Kaiser and Lincoln Elementary Schools and Amanda Estrada as assistant principal of Mariners and College Park Elementary Schools.
Dr. Kristin DeMicco, Assistant Principal, Kaiser and Lincoln Elementary Schools
Joining NMUSD with 11 years of experience in education, Dr. Kristin DeMicco was selected as the assistant principal to serve at both Kaiser and Lincoln Elementary Schools. Dr. DeMicco is currently serving as a Teacher on Special Assignment (TOSA) in Ocean View School District. She is known for her passionate commitment to education and her demonstrated capacity as a leader.
As a TOSA, Dr. DeMicco has planned and facilitated district wide professional development and implementation of English Language Arts (ELA) and math curriculum. This included coaching and demonstrating model lessons in transitional kindergarten (TK) through eighth grade. She also facilitated the curriculum mapping process in ELA, math, science and social studies for grades TK through eighth, and monitored benchmarks and other assessments aligned to the California State Standards. In addition to her work as a TOSA, Dr. DeMicco taught sixth through eighth grades at Marine View Middle School, served on the leadership team and was head of the eighth grade roundtable committee.
Dr. DeMicco received her Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies from California State University, Long Beach, her Masters of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction from National University, and her PHD in Cultural and Curricular Studies from Chapman University. She has her multiple subject teaching credential, Supplemental Authorization in English and preliminary Administrative Services Credential.
Ms. Amanda Estrada, Assistant Principal, Mariners and College Park Elementary Schools
Ms. Amanda Estrada was selected as the assistant principal of Mariners and College Park Elementary Schools. She brings with her eleven years of experience in education within NMUSD, currently serving as a teacher and Gifted and Talented Education (GATE) trainer. Ms. Estrada is recognized for her organized and thoughtful leadership and her ability to build meaningful relationships with students, staff and the community.
As a teacher at Rea and Newport Heights, Ms. Estrada gained experience teaching in first, second, fourth and fifth grades. She served as a member of the fourth grade Rigorous Curriculum Design team for the past four years and as a GATE trainer for the past six years. In addition to her experience in the classroom she also has served on the leadership team, school site council, grade-level chair, GATE coordinator, and Positive Behavior Intervention System (PBIS) coach.
Ms. Estrada received her Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Business from Westmount College and her Masters of Arts in Education from Vanguard University. She earned an administrative credential through the Orange County Department of Education and has participated in NMUSD’s Leadership Academy.
These appointments are scheduled for official approval by the Board of Education at the September 13, 2016 board meeting.
On July 1, 1966 the Costa Mesa Union School District, Newport Beach City School District and the Newport Harbor Union High School District unified to become the Newport-Mesa Unified School District (NMUSD).
For more than five decades Newport-Mesa Unified School District has created lasting memories and nurtured the talents of its students. NMUSD is a leader in educational innovation; delivering a rigorous, broad-based curriculum through exceptional, high-quality instruction supported by a team of dedicated educators and support staff.
Throughout the District’s rich 50 year history, it has strived to help students find their passion, purpose, and potential, to prepare them to venture into the future in careers, college and active citizenship. Whether through academics, arts, athletics or other interests, NMUSD has opportunities to match every student's talents and interest.
While much has changed in education throughout NMUSD’s 50 year history, the District takes pride in continually evolving and adapting to changing educational needs. NMUSD has exceptionally bright and forward-thinking students, teachers, staff and leadership team that remain committed to ensuring that students are well-prepared for future successes.
“Thank you to everyone who has contributed to the success of our students,” said Superintendent Dr. Fred Navarro. “We appreciate your unwavering commitment, support and partnership as we look forward to continued success,” he said.
Stay connected throughout the 2016/17 school year, and join NMUSD in celebrating this milestone anniversary, as the District shares some fun facts and highlights of its 50 year legacy of excellence, www.nmusd.us/anniversary.
It’s that time to prepare for the new school year to come. Fulfill school entry and immunization requirements by obtaining your Preschool, Kindergarten and First grade physical exam at no cost*
Please see attached flyer for details.
Additional information regarding school health requirements is available on the Health Services Website.
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The Newport-Mesa Unified School District Governing Board is committed to providing equal opportunity for all individuals in education. District programs, activities, practices, and employment shall be free from discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression; the perception of one or more of such characteristics; or association with a person or a group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. This policy applies to all acts related to school activity or school attendance within a school under the jurisdiction of the Superintendent. Any school employee who witnesses an incident of unlawful discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, intimidation, retaliation, or bullying, shall immediately intervene to stop the incident when it is safe to do so. Compliance Officer Contact Information: Russell Lee-Sung, Associate Superintendent, Chief Human Resources Officer, 2985 Bear St. Costa Mesa, CA 92626, 714-424-5041