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PLEASE CONTACT (831) 429-3410.  

Human Resources Team 2018
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Molly Parks

Assistant Superintendent

831/429-3410 ext 233

Jory Berdan

Executive Assistant

831/429-3410 ext 233

Desiree Dominguez

Human Resources Manager

831/429-3410 ext 231

Amy Walker

Office Assistant District Office

831/429-3410 ext 236

Michelle Greenwood

Human Resources Technician

831/429-3410 ext 234

Christina Butler

Substitute Coordinator

831/429-3410 ext 232





Personnel Commission

Kenee Houser

Director, Classified Personnel

831/429-3410 ext 239

Denice Grogan

Human Resources Specialist

831/429-3410 ext 238

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Santa Cruz City Schools is composed of an elementary and a high school district governed by a common Board of Education and a general administrative staff. There are six schools serving nearly 2,220 students in the elementary district, including a Dual Immersion Program.The secondary district includes two middle schools, three comprehensive high schools, a continuation school, an independent studies program and a home school program with a combined population of approximately 4,540 students. One of our district goals is to recruit, select, and retain outstanding employees to educate and serve the students of Santa Cruz City Schools. As an employee of Santa Cruz City Schools, you will be joining an outstanding team of dedicated professionals who continue to strive to meet the needs of all of our students.

Santa Cruz is located on northern California's world famous Monterey Bay. The temperate climate draws people from all over. A small city with a population of approximately 63,364, Santa Cruz offers countless attractions to the resident or visitor including beaches,wooded hills, beautiful parks, fine restaurants and clubs, a wide variety of local events, music, theater and other entertainment, a flourishing cultural scene featuring art galleries, craft shops, diverse print media and more. The local economy is based primarily on tourism,serving community needs, and non-polluting small industries. We have a strong community that supports public education. We invite you to join our Santa Cruz community!

District Employment At-A-Glance:
Certificated (teachers): 462
All Employee: 817

Uniform/Williams Complaint

From the California Department of Education:

"A complaint is a written statement alleging discrimination,harassment, or a violation of a federal or state law or regulation. Acomplaint must be filed by way of the Uniform Complaint Procedures (UCP)as written in the California Code of Regulations, Title 5, sections4600-4687. Issues that may involve filing a complaint using the UCP areunder various state and federal programs that use categorical funds such as Adult Education, Career Technical Education, Child Development,Consolidated Categorical Programs, Indian Education, Migrant Education, Nutrition Education, and Special Education. "
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Every school district that receives federal funding is required to designate and/or adequately train at least one employee to coordinate the recipient's Title IX responsibilities. Title IX regulations also require that the names and contact information of each Title IX Coordinator be made public by the educational institution.

Santa Cruz City Schools prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived ancestry, age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or association with a person or a group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. This applies to all acts related to school activity or school attendance within a school under the jurisdiction of the superintendent of the school district. School personnel are required to take immediate steps to intervene when safe to do so when he or she witnesses an act of discrimination, harassment, intimidation, or bullying.

(EC §§ 200, 220, 221.5, 234.1, 260; GC §11135; PC §422.55; 5 CCR §§ 4900, 4902, 4960)

Complaints alleging noncompliance with this policy of discrimination should be directed to the Title IX Coordinators:

Dorothy Coito, Assistant Superintendent of Educational Services: (831) 429-3410 x 249; email address:

Molly Parks, Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources: (831) 429-3410 x 235; email address:

More Information Regarding Rights and Responsibilities

How to File a Complaint with OCR

US Department of Education Office for Civil Rights (OCR)
San Francisco Office
Office for Civil Rights
U.S. Department of Education
50 United Nations Plaza
Mail Box 1200, Room 1545
San Francisco, CA 94102
Telephone: 415-486-5555
Fax: 415-486-5570; TDD: 800-877-8339

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