New Administrative Appointments for RUSD (9/20/2007)


ROWLAND HEIGHTS, CA – SEPTEMBER 20, 2007: The Board of Education of the Rowland Unified School District made the following recent appointments:


Juliann Anderson, Facilities and Custodial Manager: Anderson brings more than 10 years experience of all aspects of facility and custodial management to Rowland Unified. She came from Montebello Unified School District, where she supervised approximately 75 custodians at 28 sites as Operations Supervisor. Anderson was also a floor supervisor for Home Depot, and worked at A.B.C. Unified in Cerritos where she planned, managed and implemented the Aquatic Center renovation project. Anderson is currently finishing her B.S. in Business Management from the University of Phoenix.


Raymond Saenz, Vice Principal of Student Discipline for Nogales High School:

A Nogales High School Alum, Saenz is excited to now serve Nogales High School as vice principal. He has been at Nogales since 2000, first serving as a Social Sciences Teacher for three years, then as Student Services Center Coordinator. Saenz’s experience includes acting as the school’s liaison with local law enforcement agencies and working with Campus Peace Officers, coordinating and conducting parent information meetings regarding attendance procedures and assisting with discipline, attendance and classified personnel issues. He received his Bachelor of Arts in History from California State University, Fullerton and Master of Arts in Educational Administration from Concordia University.


Rosemary Santos, Director of Curriculum and Staff Development:  Santos has extensive instructional and staff development experience, serving in a variety of teaching and leadership roles at the elementary, secondary and district level. For the past four years, she has worked as a consultant to Program Improvement (PI) districts and schools for the Los Angeles County Office of Education. Santos has worked in the Fairfield-Suisun Unified School District, and has served as Coordinator of Bilingual Education and a Director of Instruction for English Learners at Mountain View School District. Santos has a Bachelor of Arts from San Diego State University and Master of Arts in Educational Administration from Saint Mary’s College in Moraga, California.


Kathryn Solis, Vice Principal of Oswalt Elementary School:  Solis joins Rowland Unified from Glendale Unified, where she was a teacher specialist at Columbus Elementary School. She brings experience in curriculum, supervision, coaching and student discipline. In San Juan Unified School District in Sacramento, Solis was a Reading First Coach, an English Language Development Teacher and spent several years as a Kindergarten and First Grade teacher. Solis received her Bachelor of Arts from California State University, Sacramento and has a Master of Arts in Multicultural Education from California University, Sacramento, and a Master of Arts in Educational Leadership from California State University, Northridge.