The Castaic Union School District has announced that Linette Hodson has been selected as its new Chief Business Official.
After conducting an extensive search, The District announced Tuesday evening that Ms. Hodson, Assistant Superintendent Business Services of Keppel Union School District for the past four years, will begin service as the Castaic District’s CBO on June 13.
In addition to her experience as Assistant Superintendent of Business Services, Ms. Hodson also served four years as Assistant Superintendent Support Services in the 2,700-student Keppel Union School District. Prior to her move to the Keppel Union School District in 2004, Ms. Hodson spent 14 years in the Palmdale School District as Director of Special Education, Principal, Curriculum Resource Teacher and as a third grade teacher. As you can see, Ms. Hodson comes to us with a wealth of knowledge and experience in all aspects of education.
Ms. Hodson received her Master’s degree from California State University, Bakersfield after receiving her Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from Central College, Iowa.
Superintendent, Steve Doyle stated “we’re very excited to have Ms. Hodson come to Castaic. She brings a strong sense of beliefs and values that guide her decision making. She is a person of high integrity. Ms. Hodson is known for her ability to understand and relate the instructional program needs to align with the fiscal resources of the district. She is all about ensuring that our district financial resources maximize student outcomes and achievement for every child.”
Ms. Hodson is a highly respected administrator that has a reputation for developing relationships with all stakeholders. She is an effective communicator and is very successful in making complex financial information understandable. Her past background in regular and special education provides a unique perspective and skill set not often found in the business office.
The district is delighted that she has accepted the position and are confident that the Castaic Union School District will continue to move forward under her leadership.
For Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month in March, Soliant, one of the nation's largest healthcare staffing companies, has announced that Valley View Community School Playground in Santa Clarita is one of the 10 best inclusive school playgrounds in the United States.
Santa Clarita Valley residents remember March 2020 as the month that schools in all five districts of the SCV were closed due to COVID-19. Now, three years later, 19 volunteers with the Santa Clarita Valley Education Foundation have returned to the classrooms of seven elementary schools in the SCV with the Read With Me Program.
The regular meeting of the Saugus Union School District Governing Board will take place Tuesday, March 14, beginning at 5:30 p.m. for closed session, followed immediately by public session at 6:30 p.m.
Playing for the third time in five days, the CSUN women's tennis team extended its longest winning streak since 2015 to nine as the Matadors defeated Chaminade 7-0. CSUN's nine-dual winning streak is tied for the fifth-longest in school history with the 2006 and 2015 teams.
Circle of Hope Inc., a non-profit organization in Santa Clarita dedicated to providing emotional, financial, and educational support to individuals and families affected by cancer, is thrilled to announce their upcoming Hoedown For Hope Music Festival and BBQ fundraising event.
Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles has openings at its all-girl summer camps and are enrolling now for camps that take place June through August. Openings are at day camps in Inglewood and Claremont, and overnight camps in Frazier Park.
Beginning Monday, March 27, crews will start the construction of median modifications, paving, grinding and overlay operations along Plum Canyon Road, between Bouquet Canyon Road and Skyline Ranch Road.
On March 21, 2023, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion adopting a plan for the County Probation Department’s halls and camps, specifically as it relates to establishing Secure Youth Treatment Facilities following the transfer of juvenile serious offenders from state to county custody.
Already a two-time All-State selection, College of the Canyons sophomore LuLu Salloom has been named a 2023 Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) Two-Year College Coaches' All-American Honorable Mention honoree, just the second player in program history to receive such an honor.
College of the Canyons, ranked No. 13, split a non-conference doubleheader vs. No. 10 Fullerton College on Saturday, taking the opener at Whitten Field in shutout fashion behind pitcher Allyson Melgar's big game before seeing the Hornets come away ahead in the late afternoon affair.
College of the Canyons student-athletes Alyssa Hamilton (women's swim) and Alexander Moores (men's golf) have been named the COC Athletic Department's Women's & Men's Student-Athletes of the Week for the period running March 13-18.
The Santa Clarita Community College District Board of Trustees will meet in open session for a joint business meeting with the Associated Student Government Wednesday, March 22, at 3:30 p.m., in the University Center, Room 301 on the Valencia campus of College of the Canyons.
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