Oakley Union Elementary Faculty District Announces the Choice of New Superintendent

Oakley, CA — The Oakley Union Elementary School District (OUESD) Board of Trustees is happy to announce the variety of Jeffery Palmquist as the district’s new superintendent, successful August 22, 2021.

“We have been very thrilled to have an superb field of candidates for the Superintendent situation. With the assistance of a workers, parent and neighborhood member panel, Mr. Palmquist emerged as the  right fit to direct our district.” Board Trustee President Lynell Fuller claimed. “Although numerous qualified  candidates applied, the board felt that Mr. Palmquist’s experience, management and devotion to  learners and staff users would finest serve OUESD pupils, workers, and the neighborhood for yrs to arrive.”

Palmquist is beginning his 25th year of service in public schooling, commencing his profession in the San  Joaquin County Place of work of Training Court docket and Group Faculty Method. He has served as a trainer, an assistant principal, a faculty principal, an affiliate superintendent.

For the previous 3 many years as Assistant Superintendent of Secondary Training at Lodi Unified University District. In this potential, Palmquist was involved with generating ground breaking system for substantial college college students and oversaw the District’s middle university, large university, and alternate faculty courses, as well as the Baby Welfare and Attendance Department. In addition, Palmquist has served as an Adjunct Professor at the Teachers Faculty of San Joaquin.

“I am fired up and honored to have been chosen as the new superintendent of Oakley Union and look ahead to performing collaboratively with the faculty board, staff members, students, mom and dad and group,” Palmquist reported. “Public education and learning has certainly had its problems in excess of the earlier year and a 50 percent, but I know that Oakley will continue on to arrive alongside one another and consider care of our pupils.”

Palmquist is a indigenous of the Delta region, exclusively the Lodi/Stockton region. He is a graduate of the University of California, Santa Barbara, wherever he been given his Bachelor of Arts and attained his Master’s in Education and learning from National College. Palmquist also retains a educating credential from the University of the Pacific and is a Physician of Instruction Candidate at the University of Wyoming.

Mr. Palmquist will thrive Mr. Greg Hetrick. Hetrick is retiring this thirty day period right after 5 many years of  exemplary services as the District’s Superintendent and far more than 30 yrs in education.

“While we are extremely psyched about our foreseeable future, I want to take this opportunity to acknowledge the incredible management Mr. Hetrick has delivered to OUESD and our entire community in excess of his tenure and specifically throughout this unprecedented time. His determination to OUESD, the educators, and the youngsters we provide is unmatched – He will be significantly missed,” President Fuller extra.

OUESD is a diverse finding out group fully commited to educating and empowering today’s learners and tomorrow’s leaders in a secure and inclusive atmosphere. OUESD is property to extra than 5,000 college students throughout 7 elementary school and two center universities.

For additional facts, visit  www.ouesd.k12.ca.us .