Special Education

Greg Mizel, Associate Superintendent, Student Support Services
Lindsay Lerma, Executive Assistant
15250 Avenue of Science, San Diego, CA  92128
(858) 521-2800  Ext. 2832 |  Fax:  (858) 485-1501

Equity and Inclusive Practices Presentation
Presented at the Board of Education meeting on March 11, 2021
(Video of presentation linked here)

 Specialized Academic Instruction (SAI)

2019-2020 PUSD SAI Model Schools:

Monterey Ridge Elementary School:

Twin Peaks Middle School:

Mt. Carmel High School School:


2019-2020 Cohort Schools (Early-Adopters):
Stone Ranch Elementary School
Black Mountain Middle School
Oak Valley Middle School
Del Norte High School
Rancho Bernardo High School
Westview High School

SAI Teacher on Special Assignment (TOSA)
SAI Classified Employee on Special Assignment (COSA)
Megan Gross (TOSA) and Nancy Brundrett (COSA):

Megan and Nancy

Union-Tribune Article on SAI July, 2019

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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