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EDS Advisory Board

The EDS Advisory Board is composed of principals, personnel directors and EDS Alumni from throughout San Diego school districts.

The Board is charged with providing professional input on the curriculum and field experiences of our elementary and secondary credential students.

This team represents the dynamic needs and priorities of K–12 educators in our communities, and plays a critical role in advising EDS faculty and staff as we continue to improve our credential and degree programs.

Name Position
Jenny Chien
Teacher, Casita Elementary, Vista Unified School District
Morgan Appel
Assistant Dean , Dept. of Education and Community Outreach, UC San Diego Extension 
Katrine Czjakowski
Program Manager, Teacher Preparation & Induction, Sweetwater Union High School District
Roman Del Rosario Principal, Bonita Vista High School, Sweetwater Union High School District
Frankie Escobedo  Superintendent, Chula Vista Elementary School District
Joel Garcia Assistant Superintendent, Human Resources, Ramona Unified
Helen Griffith Executive Director, The Preuss School 
Stephanie Kennedy HR Director, San Diego Unified School District
Laura Kim Teacher, Innovation Middle School, San Diego Unified School District
Melody Morris Teacher, Olympian High School, Sweetwater Union High School District
Kim Morton Principal, Temple Heights, Vista Unified School District
Emmanuel Pizano
Teacher, Mt. Miguel High School, Grossmont Union School District
Chris Reising Executive Director, Human Resources, San Diego County Office of Education
Mary Taylor Interim Director, Compact for Success, San Diego State University