School Performance & Culture Division

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    Sonia R. Llamas, Ed.D., LCSW
    Assistant Superintendent
    Email: sonia.llamas@sausd.us
    (714)-558-5805
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    Proud leader who oversees a dynamic team responsible for leading district-wide initiatives such as Multi-tiered System of Support (MTSS) and Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) to develop positive school climate and implement progressive school discipline and interventions within 56 school sites which have resulted in an 91% reduction in expulsions – over five years and a 79% reduction in student suspensions. Focus on attendance has resulted in SAUSD having one of the lowest chronic absentee rates among urban school Districts in California and a 97% attendance rate. Charged with administering pupil services, social-emotional learning, mental health, restorative practices, youth development, college and career readiness, counseling, charter schools, and safety programs for students. 

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    Marjorie Cochran, Ed.D.
    Administator of Grant Writer and LCAP
    Email: marjorie.cochran@sausd.us
    (714)-558-5871
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    Support departments and school sites in developing well-created grant proposals in order to garner resources that will increase capacity to meet SAUSD goals and priorities in meeting the needs of all students.

    The oversight process will verify that SAUSD authorized charter schools maintain fiscal solvency and support the commitment of charter schools to provide students with a fair and equitable academic program delivered within a safe and effective learning environment.

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    Káty Castellanos
    Director of College & Career Readiness
    Email: katy.castellanos@sausd.us
    (714)-558-5871
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    The Santa Ana Unified School District Counseling Department is committed to supporting student achievement, cultivating positive, caring student relations, assessing and advocating student needs, creating a college-going environment, and actively engaging in professional development.

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    Jennifer Cisneros
    Director of Extended Learning Program
    Email: jennifer.cisneros@sausd.us
    (714)-558-5630
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     The vision of the Extended Learning department is to nurture and maintain a positive environment where students acquire the knowledge and skills to be successful, compassionate, responsible, and productive contributors to society who value, respect, and care about others.

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    Heidi Cisneros
    Coordinator, Special Projects
    Email: heidi.cisneros@sausd.us
    (714)-433-3484

     Special Projects oversees Student Diversion programs, Prop 47 grant, and TUPE grant for the District. 

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    David Richey
    Executive Director,  Support Services
    Email: david.richey@sausd.us
    (714)-433-3429
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    Support Services works collaboratively with staff, parents, and the community to ensure that the comprehensive needs of the whole child and family are met through the work of highly caringprofessionals, providing interventions are designed to assist students who are struggling with attendance, social- emotional issues, discipline, health, and mental health.We work collaboratively and comprehensively with staff, parents, and the community to strengthen a learning environment focused on raising the achievement of all students and preparing them for success in college and career.

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    Emily Wolk, Ph.D
    Executive Director of Research and Evaluation
    Email: emily.wolk@sausd.us
    (714)-558-5850
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     Empowering educators by transforming the use of data to accelerate student success towards college and career readiness.

     

Last Modified on September 8, 2020