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100 Day Report

From the Superintendent

Beginning my tenure as superintendent of schools for the Santa Maria-Bonita School District (SMBSD), I informed the Board of Education that I would start my first 100 days by meeting with various education partners.  Those partners would include administrators, parents, community members, and teachers.  The purpose of these meetings were two-fold.  First, to begin learning about the SMBSD culture and develop relationships with the people who I would be working with on behalf of SMBSD students.  Secondly, to listen and determine from a set of questions, what my focus will be moving forward as the new SMBSD Superintendent.  There were three questions that I asked, 1)  What do you love about SMBSD? 2)  What is a challenge or what should be a focus for SMBSD? and 3)  What are your expectations for the superintendent? The answers to these questions would prompt me to create focus areas in order to lay a strong foundation for the work ahead at SMBSD.

Please find my 100 Day Report to the Board at the link HERE

Superintendent Darren McDuffie, Ed.D.