Manhattan Beach Unified School District

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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 Preschool-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, special education 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 Preschool-12 educational experience in the District.
Educational Services Department Staff
Dr. Irene Gonzalez-Castillo
Assistant Superintendent
Educational Services
Dr. Kristopher Vegas
Director, Special Education
Kim Johnson
Director, Children's Services
Executive Assistant

Elvia Ortiz
Office Specialist

Katrina O'Connor
Coordinator, Multi-tiered Systems of Supports (MTSS)
Christine Jewett
TOSA, English Learner & Intervention
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Holly Compton
TOSA, TK -12 Math
Schedule math support session:
Patti McCullum
TOSA, Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS)
Educational Services has put together an MBUSD Independent Study FAQs website that contains answers to questions you may have. This site will continue to evolve, so please revisit often.
Please find the Elementary Family Protocols for Quarantine below. You can also download a printer friendly version here. More information to come for the Secondary Family Protocols for Quarantine.