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Brett Geithman, Ed.D.

Brett Geithman

Brett Geithman, Ed.D.
Assistant Superintendent, Educational Services
310-318-7345, x5989

Dr. Brett Geithman has served as the Assistant Superintendent of Educational Services (formerly titled Executive Director) for MBUSD since July, 2014. In addition, he served as the Executive Director of Human Resources for MBUSD in 2013-2014. From 2008 to 2013 he was a Long Beach Unified School District Principal at Alvarado Elementary, a teaching and demonstration school for (Columbia) Reading and Writing Workshop. Brett is an ACSA/NTC Certified Leadership Coach and has developed and facilitated principal professional development workshops for schools and districts throughout the state. Additionally, he is an adjunct professor at California State University, Long Beach in the Doctor of Education and Master's in Educational Administration programs. Brett's work at CSULB includes research, publication, national conference presentations (such as UCEA and TASH), guest speaking, and collaborating with Ed.D. faculty on curriculum. Brett has also served as an assistant adjunct professor for the University of Southern California in the Master of Arts in Teaching program. In 2009, Brett earned his doctorate from the University of Southern California where his dissertation focused on growth models to determine teacher and school effectiveness. From 2006 to 2008 he was the Assistant Principal at McGaugh Elementary in Los Alamitos Unified School District.  Prior to becoming an administrator he was a Long Beach Unified School District elementary teacher and also taught at the secondary level in alternative settings.