Welcome to the Office of Communications

Christine Paik

Christine Paik, Chief Communications Officer

(858) 521-2707
15250 Avenue of Science, San Diego, CA 92128


Welcome! The Poway Unified School District strives to give the community ongoing information about its schools, programs, and students. This PUSD website, the PUSD mobile app, social media accounts, digital media internship, press releases, podcasts, stories, flyers, and #TeamPUSD newsletters are all ways we highlight district news and communicate with our stakeholders.  - Christine Paik, Chief Communications Officer

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Filming Requests

Please Note – All News Media and On-Campus Filming Requests shall be directed to and must be approved by the Chief Communications Officer, Christine Paik (858) 521-2707 or cpaik@powayusd.com
*ANY FILMING OR MEDIA PRESENCE IS SECONDARY TO, AND MUST NOT DISRUPT, ANY SCHOOL INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAM.* PUSD reserves the right to refuse any requests that are deemed too disruptive or not supportive of PUSD's mission.

News Media: We will do our best to accommodate media requests and to meet reporters' deadlines. Please review our media relations (BP 1112) and visitor policies (BP 1250).

On Location Filming Requests: PUSD is pleased to make school facilities available for rental when they are not being used for school programs and activities. Our campuses can be viewed through our facilitron page here. After identifying potential locations, filmmakers should then contact the Chief Communications Officer to determine the feasibility of a shoot of that nature, need and costs for any assigned staff to monitor film-related activity, and any impact to students, staff, parking, instruction, and the surrounding community. Once you receive approval from the Chief Communications Officer, you must complete the following steps at least 7 days before the first day of your shoot:

FACILITY RESERVATION (all facilities use fees apply)
LOCATION RELEASE FORM (fill out and email to cpaik@powayusd.com)

Press Releses  PUSD Press Releases
  View our press releases here


Check out the latest issue of our #TeamPUSD monthly newsletter for a compilation of the good work of our staff and students.


Public Records Act Requests

Please Note – Student records are NOT public records. 
Please contact your child's school for copies of student records. PUSD adheres to the California Public Records Act ( Gov. Code, §§ 6250 et seq.) and District Administrative Procedure (Section 6.71.1) in the fulfillment of public records requests.

Requests for public records of the District are processed by the Communications Department.  Requests for public records should be submitted through the online request center. Requests may also be submitted verbally or in writing at the District Office, by phone at (858) 521-2706; by mail at 15250 Avenue of Science, San Diego, CA 92128; or emailed to Darl Danford, Legal Support Specialist at ddanford@powayusd.com

The Poway Unified School District (PUSD) is an equal opportunity employer/program and is committed to an active Nondiscrimination Program. PUSD prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, nationality, immigration status, ethnicity, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental ability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression or association with a person or a group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. For more information, please contact: Title IX/Equity Compliance Officer, James Jimenez, Associate Superintendent of Personnel Support Services, Poway Unified School District, 15250 Avenue of Science, San Diego, CA 92128, 1-858-521-2800, extension 2121, jjimenez@powayusd.com. For students, you may contact Title IX Coordinator Jamie Dayhoff, Director of Attendance and Discipline, Poway Unified School District, 1-858-521-2840, jdayhoff@powayusd.com

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POWAY UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT | 15250 Avenue of Science, San Diego, CA 92128 | (858) 521-2800