Mr. Jason Kurtenbach is New Executive Director of Curriculum and Instruction at San Marino Unified

Published : Thursday, April 12, 2018 | 1:54 PM

On Tuesday, April 10, the San Marino Unified Board of Education approved the superintendent’s appointment of Mr. Jason Kurtenbach as the new Executive Director of Curriculum and Instruction, effective July 1, 2018. Mr. Kurtenbach has served as the Huntington Middle School principal for the past five years. Under his leadership, Huntington Middle School is currently the 2nd highest academically achieving middle school in California.

Mr. Kurtenbach stated, “I am excited to accept this tremendous opportunity as I will be in a position to directly support all SMUSD students, families, teachers, administration, and staff.”

Superintendent, Dr. Alex Cherniss stated, “Mr. Kurtenbach is the perfect person to lead our District’s instructional initiatives. He has not only successfully lead our middle school, but he has guided current district-wide projects such as directing our Local Control and Accountability Plan, chairing the Academics Advisory Subcommittee on Homework, and coordinating our Healthy Kids surveys.

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