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Joanne Parsley Assistant Superintendent, Educational Services     137
    Kim Hernandez
      Administrative Assistant
 137 Email
   Jennifer McCall       Coordinator, Student Information  184 Email
Diane Olsen
Director, Student Services    135
    Linda Fillerup        Administrative Specialist           138    Email 
    Tami Medearis
      Administrative Specialist     156   Email

John Bohannon
Director, State and Federal Programs      105   Email
     Christina Winkle
      Administrative Specialist      105   Email
     Barbara Akimoto       Administrative Specialist      173   Email

Jay Marchant
Director, Secondary and Alternative Education       172
     Christina Winkle      Administrative Specialist     105   Email
John Vincent
Director, Technology      121   Email
     Bonnie McCarthy         Administrative Specialist      110    Email 

Tim Cariss
Director, Assessment & Accountability      230   Email
    Sandy Starnes    Senior Office Assistant      151  Email
Ted Sullivan
Director, Elementary Education     137   Email
     Kim Hernandez        Administrative Assistant
    137   Email

The Chico Unified School District operates 21 schools in the city of Chico and adjacent unincorporated areas of Butte County and serves approximately 12,500 students in grades K-12. Please click here for profiles of our schools and links to individual school websites. For more information on school programs and policies, please see links at left.
Educational Services Division

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The staff of the Educational Services Department provides leadership and expertise for programs and services supporting the success of students and educators. They work to promote the instructional growth in a manner that reflects the best current knowledge of teaching, learning, and children's growth and development within the context of our multi-cultural community.

The vision of the Educational Services staff is to ensure the academic success of all students. To achieve this vision the department will focus on high academic standards, strong instructional strategies, and ongoing support to the schools and community. The Educational Services department works with school sites to ensure a strong instructional program and provide staff development to support student learning. The Educational Services department further focuses on supporting the unique needs of all students.

The mission of the Chico Unified School District, a partnership of students, staff, families and community, is to ensure all students achieve high levels of academic and personal success, contribute to their community and confidently compete in a changing global society by engaging students in quality educational programs that address diverse student needs and promote learning throughout life.