The Board of Trustees at Castaic Union School District voted Tuesday to select John Richard to fill the seat left vacant by the resignation of Area D Trustee Susan Christopher.
“We are thrilled to welcome John Richard, who is a district parent of two students himself, to the Board of Trustees,” said Castaic Union School District Superintendent Doyle. “The Board of Trustees conducted a thorough interview process, and our District was overjoyed with the amount of interest to serve our students.”
John Richard is currently Senior Pastor of Castaic Community Church (formerly Living Hope Church), and has four children in the Castaic Union School District; two at Live Oak Elementary School, two at Castaic Middle School, two little ones at home and two more who were previously Castaic Union students. Richard has a Master of Divinity degree from Masters Seminary, as well as a Bachelor of Arts from Cedarville University. Richard has been heavily involved with youth issues throughout his career, including being a certified teacher and former substitute teacher at Santa Clarita Christian School.
“It is my passion to help the Castaic Union School District carry out their goal of educating, training, and developing children,” said Mr. Richard.
The Castaic Union School Board of Trustees sets the policies of the school district, including setting yearly goals to ensure continued excellence in education for Castaic Union students. Board Meetings are held every second Thursday of the month and are held in the Board Room of the District Office. All meetings are open to the public.
About Castaic Union School District:
Serving nearly 2,200 students in the northwest portion of the Santa Clarita Valley. Castaic Union School District features four schools, providing children with a creative and collaborative learning environment supported by a safe and nurturing atmosphere that creates lifelong learners and empowers them to be critical thinkers in a global community.
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