Los Lunas Schools Cabinet


 
Brian Baca - Assistanbt Superintendent

BRIAN BACA

DEPUTY SUPERINTENDENT

AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

  • Personnel
  • Athletics
  • Safety & Security

NMPED PROFESSIONAL LICENSURE

Administration, Level 100 - 3B

Teacher, Level 400 3A

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Assistant Superintendent Los Lunas Schools, Los Lunas, NM April 2012 - Present

Director of Personnel Los Lunas Schools, Los Lunas, NM June 2011 - March 2012

Director of Special Education Los Lunas Schools, Los Lunas, NM August 2007 - June 2011

Assistant Principal Manzano Vista Middle School, Los Lunas, NM August 2005 - June 2006

Teacher of the Gifted Daniel Fernandez Intermediate, Los Lunas, NM October 2001 - August 2005

Teacher White Mountain Intermediate, Ruidoso, NMAugust 1994 - October 2001

Teacher
Los Lunas High School, Los Lunas, NM January 1994 - May 1994

EDUCATION

Darden/Curry School Turn Around Program, The University of Virginia July of 2012 and 2013

Darden/Curry Executive Leadership Program, The University of Virginia July 2008 and 2010

M.A. in Education Leadership, The University of New Mexico 2005

B.S. in Psychology, The University of New Mexico 1993

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS & ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

  • Sigma Chi Alumni Association, University of New Mexico
  • Alumni Lettermen Club, University of New Mexico
  • Jostens Renaissance Coordinator of the Year 2012
  • Wal-Mart Teacher of the Year for Los Lunas Schools 2005
  • District 2 AAA Softball Coach of the Year 1996 and 1998

  

Claire Cieremans - Chief Finance Officer

CLAIRE CIEREMANS

CHIEF FINANCE OFFICER

AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

  • Finance and Insurance
  • Purchasing
  • Maintenance
  • Custodial
  • Construction
  • Student Nutrition 

NMPED PROFESSIONAL LICENSURE

Level Two Professional School Business Official

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Chief Finance Officer
Los Lunas Schools, Los Lunas, NM January 2010 - Present

Finance Director
Los Lunas Schools, Los Lunas, NM January 2007 - December 2009

Accounting Supervisor-Los Lunas Schools
Los Lunas, NM 1999 - December 2006

Financial Specialist
Los Lunas Schools, Los Lunas, NM August 1996 - 1999

EDUCATION

Darden/Curry Executive Leadership Program July 2007 - 2008

The University of Virginia

B.A. in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance

The University of New Mexico 1997

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS AND ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

  • Business Official of the Year 2012
  • Current Treasurer 2007 - Present

Susan Chavez

Susan D. Chavez
Assistant Superintendent of Special Services

AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

Special Services
Educational Technology

NMPED PROFESSIONAL LICENSURE

Administrative - Level Three-B, Pre K-12

Instructional Leader (Teacher) — Level Three A, K - 8 Elementary

Instructional Leader (Special Education) – Level Three A, PK – 12

Educational Diagnostician, Level Three
Endorsement in Teaching English to Speaker of Other Languages

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Assistant Superintendent of Special Services
Los Lunas Schools, Los Lunas, NM April 2015 – Present

Director of Special Education
Los Lunas Schools, Los Lunas, NM February 2013 – April 2015

Coordinator of Special Education
Los Lunas Schools, Los Lunas, NM September 2012 – February 2013

Educational Diagnostician
Los Lunas Schools, Los Lunas, NM September 2008 – Present

IEP Facilitator
Sundance Elementary School, Los Lunas, NM August 2011 – August 2012

IEP Facilitator
Peralta Elementary School, Los Lunas, NM November 2007 – May 2011

Adjunct Instructor, Fall 2006
University of New Mexico, Valencia Campus, Tome, NM

First Grade Teacher
Peralta Elementary School, Los Lunas, NM August 2003 – May 2008

Special Education Teacher
Peralta Elementary School, Los Lunas, NM December 2001 – May 2003

EDUCATION

M.A. in Language, Literacy, and Socio Cultural Studies, University of New Mexico 2004
B.S. in Elementary and Special Education, New Mexico State University 2001

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS & ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

  • ASCD Member
  • Council for Exceptional Children Member
  • Council for Learning Disabilities
  • Council for Special Education Administrators Member
  • Peralta Elementary Certified Employee of the Year – 2007
  • Who’s Who Among American Teachers
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