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Welcome to the Manhattan Beach Unified School District Educational Services Department. Curriculum and instruction in MBUSD is intended to cultivate intellectually curious and independent learners. The District's outstanding teaching and professional staff provide students with a comprehensive, rigorous, and relevant K-12 curriculum. In addition to oversight of curriculum and instruction, the Educational Services Department is responsible for staff development, student assessment, categorical funding, selection of instructional materials, state and federal accountability, library services, gifted and talented services, and English language development, as well as the facilitation of various community partnerships. We strive to support students, parents, and educators throughout each student's K-12 educational experience in the District.
Katherine Whittaker Stopp
Katherine Whittaker Stopp, Ed.D.
Assistant Superintendent, Educational Services
310-318-7345, x5989
Chad Mabery, Ed.D.
Director of Data, Assessment, and Professional Development
310-318-7345, x5980
Michelle Syverson
TOSA, Literacy
310-318-7345, x5957
Gretchen Gabreski
Gretchen Gabreski
TOSA, 21st Century Teaching and Learning
Lisa Tanita
TOSA, English Learners and InterventionLisa Tanita
310-318-7345, x5926
Jason Marshall
Jason Marshall
TOSA, Instructional Technology   
Holly Compton
TOSA, Elementary Mathematics

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Charlene Lawrence
Charlene Lawrence
Executive Assistant
310-318-7345, x5971
Shelley Benke
Shelley Benke
Department Administrative Assistant
310-318-7345, x5910
Department News
Spring 2018 OLSAT8 results for GATE identification were mailed via USPS to parents on Thursday, June 7, 2018.
2017-2018 MBUSD Testing Calendar