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Role of the Superintendent

Role of the Superintendent

The Superintendent of the school district serves as the Chief Executive Officer and is responsible for working closely with our Board of Education, community, and staff to create and uphold our district vision and goals.  In addition, the Superintendent sets high performance standards and builds collaborative processes and structures inspiring extraordinary achievement every day.
School Board Announces New Superintendent

School Board Announces New Superintendent

The Washington Unified School District (WUSD) Board of Education appointed Cheryl P. Hildreth, Ed.D., as the next Superintendent of schools, effective January 1, 2021. Dr. Hildreth will succeed Superintendent Linda C. Luna, who is retiring at the end of December.
 
“I am honored to be chosen to serve the students, staff, parents, and community of the Washington Unified School District. I believe that all students deserve a high-quality education. I am committed to working collaboratively with the community to continue the trajectory of success as we navigate a new system and provide the academic and social-emotional support needed to ensure our children have the knowledge and skills necessary to thrive in college, career, and life.,” said Dr. Cheryl Hildreth.
 
Dr. Hildreth leads the district-wide Equity initiative for the Los Angeles Unified School District, where she also served eight (8) years as the Local Area West Superintendent. She completed the doctoral program in Educational Leadership from University of Southern California and earned a Master of Arts in Educational Administration from California State University, Dominguez Hills. She brings to WUSD a robust background in public education spanning 31 years, having served in various roles as an elementary and middle school teacher, assistant principal, principal, and district principal supervisor.
 
The WUSD Board of Education is extraordinarily pleased with the appointment of Dr. Hildreth as the new Superintendent. She has a proven track record for furthering academic excellence and a wealth of experience developing personal, cultural, and systemic transformation through the lens of institutional equity. When coupled with her passion for working with students and the community, it leaves no question that she has the expertise necessary to continue the upward trajectory of WUSD.
 
The appointment of Dr. Hildreth is the result of a comprehensive national search and recruitment process, facilitated by McPherson & Jacobson LLC, producing highly qualified applicants from diverse geographic and professional backgrounds.
 
Please join us in welcoming Dr. Cheryl Hildreth to the WUSD Family and West Sacramento Community!
Contact

Contact

Cheryl P. Hildreth, Ed.D.
Superintendent
Phone: (916) 375-7604, ext. 1236
Email: childreth@wusd.k12.ca.us
 
Mario E. Miramontes
Administrative Assistant to the Superintendent
Phone: (916) 375-7604, ext. 1236
Email: mmiramontes@wusd.k12.ca.us
 
Giorgos Kazanis
Administrator of Communication and Community Outreach
Phone: (916) 375-7600 ext. 1235
Email: gkazanis@wusd.k12.ca.us