14 May Superintendent Jara announces leadership team focused on student achievement

Clark County School District (CCSD) Superintendent Dr. Jesus F. Jara today announced the appointment of long-time educator and current CCSD Region 1 Superintendent Dr. Dustin Mancl as the Chief Academic Officer, who will replace current Chief Academic Officer Dr. Karla Loria. Loria was recently announced as the Superintendent of the Adams County School District 14 in Colorado.

“I would like to congratulate Dr. Karla Loria for her tremendous accomplishment in becoming Superintendent for the Adams County School District 14,” said CCSD Superintendent Dr. Jesus F. Jara. “She has played a crucial role in ensuring that students receive a high level of education even during a pandemic. Additionally, I am pleased to appoint Dr. Dustin Mancl as Chief Academic Officer. He has 20 years with CCSD and in this position, he will focus on developing systems and structures to ensure high-quality, standards-based instruction for all of our students.”

Dr. Mancl has been an educator with CCSD since 2001 as a teacher, special education facilitator, assistant principal, principal and most recently has served as Region 1 Superintendent.

“I am extremely proud to work alongside such an amazing team of instructional leaders,” Dr. Jara added. “Along with these promotions comes added diversity and distinct expertise. These exceptional additions to our team will strengthen and build upon the great work being done in Teaching and Learning to provide differentiated support to schools and improve student achievement.”

Superintendent Jara announced additional promotions and changes focused on student achievement. The promotions and changes include:

Dr. Samuel Scavella – Selected as the Assistant Superintendent in the College, Career, Equity, and School Choice Unit to lead CCSD’s Equity and Diversity Department

  • Most recently served as School Associate Superintendent for Region 2

  • Has been an educator for nearly 30 years at various school districts nationwide

RoAnn Triana – Selected as the Region 1 Superintendent

  • Most recently served as Principal at Eldorado High School

  • Has been an educator with CCSD for more than 21 years

Sonya Holdsworth – Selected as a Region 1 School Associate Superintendent

  • Most recently served as Principal at Joseph E. Thiriot Elementary School

  • Has been an educator with CCSD for more than 26 years

 

Lindsay Tomlinson – Selected as a Region 1 School Associate Superintendent

  • Most recently served as Principal at Ethel W. Staton Elementary School

  • Has been an educator with CCSD for more than 17 years

Monica Lang – Selected as a Region 2 School Associate Superintendent

  • Most recently served as Principal at Preparatory Institute, School For Academic Excellence At Charles I. West Hall (West Prep)

  • Has been an educator with CCSD for more than 23 years

Rebecca Lucero – Selected as a Region 2 School Associate Superintendent

  • Most recently served as Principal at Betsy A. Rhodes Elementary School

  • Has been an educator with CCSD for more than 19 years

Joseph Petrie – Selected as a Region 2 School Associate Superintendent

  • Most recently served as Principal at Bonanza High School

  • Has been an educator with CCSD for more than 23 years

Kelly O’Rourke – Selected as a Region 3 School Associate Superintendent

  • Most recently served as the District’s Assistant Superintendent in the Assessment, Accountability, Research, and School Improvement Division

  • Has been an educator with CCSD for more than 19 years

Dr. Celese Rayford – Selected as a Region 3 School Associate Superintendent

  • Most recently served as Principal at Manuel J. Cortez Elementary School

  • Has been an educator with CCSD for more than 21 years

 

Dr. John Anzalone – Selected as the Assistant Superintendent in the Education Services Division

  • Most recently served as Principal at Sierra Vista High School

  • Has been an educator with CCSD for more than 20 years

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