South Pasadena Unified College District (SPUSD) has employed Linda Gubler Junge to provide as the new Assistant Superintendent of Human Means.
“We are pretty thrilled to welcome Linda Gubler Junge as a South Pasadena Unified Faculty District cupboard member,” claimed Superintendent Geoff Yantz. “Dr. Junge’s intensive knowledge as an equity-pushed chief will provide creativity and innovation to SPUSD’s Human Methods Division. With responsibility for all staff capabilities including negotiations, and strategic faculty and personnel recruitment and retention, Dr. Junge’s overarching goal is relevant and responsive education and learning for our college students.”
Junge provides 24 decades of expertise in education and most recently arrives from a leadership place within just Glendale Unified Faculty District as the principal of Crescenta Valley Large College (CVHS). While doing work within just Glendale Unified, Junge served as a member of the CSEA negotiations group and participated in the Association of California Faculty Directors Personnel Academy. For 8 a long time while she led CVHS, Junge simultaneously labored as the lead principal for a feeder cluster of 8,450 students, provided coaching assist for 16 fellow principals, and served as a member of the superintendent’s cabinet. As a mentor to fellow principals, she planned professional progress, and aided build frequent vision to improve college student results focusing exclusively in a significant-obtaining cluster of universities. Prior to this job, Junge was principal of John Muir Elementary Faculty the place she established and executed the Spanish-English Twin Language Immersion Academy and represented administrators in CSEA bargaining.
Furthermore in Glendale Unified, Junge labored as the cabinet-degree director of community information and facts, assessment & analysis, and as the assistant principal of Glendale Significant College. Junge began her vocation as a Spanish instructor for Brigham Youthful University and also taught as adjunct professor at the University of Southern California. All through her profession in training, Junge has chaired various significant-profile district committees, including the Student Advisory Council, the Senior Mother or father Advisory Committee, and the Evaluation Committee.
Junge has acquired many awards throughout her career. In 2019, she obtained the Glendale Unified College District’s James R. Brown Management Award and she was named Large School Principal of the Year by the Affiliation of School Directors Location XV. On 3 independent occasions–in 2018, 2015, and 2014–Junge was named Educator of the Year. She also attained an Honorary Company Award from the John Muir Elementary Faculty PTA in 2013.
Junge holds a bachelor’s diploma in Spanish Training from Brigham Young University, and two master’s levels in Educational Administration and Academic Psychology from California State College, Northridge. She gained her doctorate in Understanding and Instruction from the College of Southern California.
A resident of South Pasadena, Dr. Junge will begin her new function in July 2021. She will swap Dr. Karen Reed who is retiring this summertime.