Responsible for overall operation of NUSD; Supervises Assistant Superintendents, Directors, site principals and departments; Secretary to the Board of Education; Community and Staff Communication; Formal Complaints per Board Policy 1312.3 Uniform Complaint Procedures.
Employee maintenance and data entry for new employees and for any changes in employment status; district and state reports and surveys;salary schedule maintenance related to negotiated increases; system and district calendar maintenance; coordinates drug testing and fingerprinting; Personnel Actions.
Ellen Christensen-Denton Human Resources Specialist
Sean attended UC Berkeley and worked for UC Berkeley/NASA after graduation. He then began working in IT for various financial industry firms for 10 years. He switched to working in CA’s public education in 2007 and has served as the Deputy CTO and the Interim CTO for San Francisco USD and as the CTO of San Rafael City Schools before coming to Novato USD in May of 2015. He has also served on the Board of Directors for the California Education Technology Professionals Association (CETPA).
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Ryan has been working in technology for k-12 school districts since 2001. He graduated from CSU Chico with a degree in Information and Communication Systems. He joined NUSD in November of 2014 as the I.T. Supervisor.
Joan Finkle has been working in the IT industry since 1998 and has been with the district since 2013. She has experience in supporting single user environments up to enterprise level systems and looks forward to supporting and helping NUSD grow.
Betsy has been working for NUSD since 2001. She initially worked as a tech at Olive Elementary, then graduated to the District Office IT department in 2008. Betsy graduated from College of Marin with an AA in Behavioral Sciences. She now serves the District as a Systems Analyst, coordinating the installation, maintenance, and repair of important systems throughout the district.
Nonny Graduated from the University of Vermont with her Bachelors of Science in Secondary Education (Biology and History). She has taught, paraeducated, and supported technology as a part time hobby before deciding to make it her full time career.
Alex has worked in IT for 11 years, specializing in server and data systems. He currently serves as the Data Systems Supervisor. Studying at CSU Stanislaus and I.T.T Tech, he majored in computer sciences. Before bringing his talents to NUSD, he previously worked at San Rafael City Schools.
In the last 25 years, Don has worked as a Programmer, Systems Analyst, Network Administrator, IT Consultant, and Supervisor including 12 years at educational organizations ranging from K-12 and graduate institutions. He is a graduate of the University of California at Berkeley.