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Rick Jordan, Principal

Contact Information:

(707) 253-3828


Education Background:

Masters of Public Administration, Capella University

Bachelor of Arts, English, Humboldt State University



Administrative Credential, Washington State University

Single Subject Teaching Credential, Humboldt State University


Professional Background:

Director, College of the Redwoods Adult Education, Eureka, CA, 2015-2018

Principal, Eureka High School, Eureka, CA, 2009-2015      

PrincipalBaechtel Grove Middle School, Willits, CA, 2002-2009

Principal and Assistant Principal, Lompoc High School, Lompoc, CA, 1998-2002

English Teacher, Glover Middle School, Spokane, WA, 1994-1998           

English Teacher, Gonzales High School, Gonzales, CA, 1991-1994

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Judith Flores, Assistant Principal

Contact Information:
(707) 253-3902


Educational Background:

M.S., Educational Leadership California State University, East Bay

Graduate Studies, Bilingual Multi Cultural Education, San Jose State University

B.A., Fine Arts, San Jose State University



California Administrative Services  Credential

California Standard Secondary Teaching  Credential

CASAS Implementation Coordinator

Pearson-Vue, GED Chief Examiner Certified


Professional Background:

ESL Teacher on Special Assignment, 1992-2016

ABE/ASE  Instructional Leader, Oakland 2006-2009

Principal Edward Shands Adult School, Oakland 2005-2006

ESL Teacher Peralta Community College Dist. 1980-1987

ESL/VESL Teacher, Oakland Adult Education


CCAE Excellence in Teaching Award, 2014
Oakland Unified School District, School Site Services Excellence Award, 2012

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Shawna Tronconi, Supervisor of Programs, Lifelong Learning

Contact Information:
(707) 259-8508


Educational Background:
Pursuing M.A. in Educational Administration
M.A., Interdisciplinary Studies: Italian Medieval and Renaissance periods
B.A., Comparative literature with emphasis in Italian literature and language

Administrative Services Credential
Adult Education Multi-Subject Credential

Professional Background:
NVAE Community Interest Lead Teacher
NVAE Italian Language Instructor
NVAE ESL Department Lead Teacher 
NVAE ESL Instructor
Studied, lived, and worked in Florence, Italy for almost 9 years
Italian language, culture, and history instructor for several study abroad programs including Hunter College of New York. 

California Legislature: Assembly Special Recognition, Teacher of Excellence, 2010
California Council on Adult Education, Teacher of Excellence, 2010
Nominee, Teacher of the Year for Napa Valley Adult Education, 2009
Nominee, Teacher of the Year for Napa Valley Adult Education, 2008

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Laurel Leonard-Brol, Supervisor of Programs, Career and Technical Education

Contact Information:
(707) 259-8568


Educational Background:

M.A., in Education: Curriculum, Teaching and Learning
B. A., Liberal Studies, Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, CA 
Concentration: Second Language Acquisition in English

Multiple Subject Clear Credential
Designated Subjects Credential, Supervision & Coordination Credential
Administrative Services Credential


Professional Background:
Career & Technical Education Supervisor since 2009
ESL Supervisor 2005-2009
ESL teacher 1997-2005
Member of Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD) 2009 - present
Trainer for California Adult Literacy Professional Development Project (CALPRO) 2003 - present 


Professional Presentations:
Association of California School Administrators (ACSA)
California Council for Adult Education (CCAE)
California Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (CATESOL)
California Career Pathways Consortia 


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