January 24, 2020
January 24, 2020

Pending Board approval, effective Wednesday, January 29, Sharon Ofek will become the reinstated Associate Superintendent of Educational Services and will serve as the lead for the entire division. Ms. Ofek has over 20 years of experience in PAUSD after arriving from neighboring Ravenswood City School District.

With Sharon’s elevated position, we are reinstating the Director of Secondary Education position and offered the role to Gunn High School principal, Kathie Laurence. After thoughtful consideration, Kathie accepted the offer and will officially begin the new role on July 1. She will serve as the Principal of Gunn until June 30.

Adam Paulson has resigned his position as the principal of Paly High School effective July 1 for personal reasons.

Both high school principal positions will post on Wednesday, January 29, and will appear in the February 3 and 10 editions of EdCal magazine.

High School Principal Anticipated Hiring Timeline (PDF)