Our Mission: The Novato Unified School District is an innovative and effective education system that provides diverse academic experiences to meet individual student needs, and challenges students to realize their educational potential.
Our Vision: The Novato Unified School District is committed to providing an educational experience that will: · ensure students possess academic and technical knowledge to enter successful careers and post-secondary experiences. · prepare all students to be successful, responsible, and productive citizens and leaders in a diverse and global society · encourage students to embrace a variety of learning opportunities throughout their lifetime · provide students with tools to unlock their full potential The Novato Unified School District will exemplify excellence in education by ensuring high quality, innovative instruction and equitable access to learning opportunities that inspire and prepare students to reach their utmost success.
M.A. Educational Leadership and Administrative Services Credential, Chapman University
Single Subject Teaching Credentials, Social Science and Introductory Science, University of California, Irvine
B.A. History, University of California, Santa Barbara
Hello San Jose Scorpion scholars, parents, and community members and welcome to the 2016/2017 school year! We are excited for another incredible year at San Jose Middle School where our ultimate goal is that each student begin their path towards college and career. For those of you new to the school, I have been Principal at SJMS for the past four years with ten years experience as an administrator in Marin County. While originally from Northern California, I began my teaching career at Newhart Middle School in Mission Viejo, CA, where I taught 7th and 8th grade Science. We have a strong and caring group of teachers and staff who do whatever they can to support student success. This year we will be continue several initiatives begun last year; throughout the campus as well as in the classroom. We will continue implementation of our school–wide stamp card rewards program and House spirit competition. We will continue our focus on literacy and writing across the curriculum. We will also expand the use of Project Based Learning throughout all subject matters. Your voice is important to us and we encourage you to get involved as well as contact us with thoughts and questions. Thank you for your continued time and support of our school and students. Go Scorpions!
Set in the rolling hills of Novato, San Jose Intermediate boasts a beautiful campus with spectacular views of nature, a vibrant campus, and welcoming staff. We hope you’ll take the time to visit our community and see everything that San Jose Intermediate has to offer!