Region 6 celebrates the Administrators of the Year from all 19 charters across the region on April 29 starting at 5:00 pm. Live on our Facebook page, click on the Facebook icon to the right!


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Region 6 Awards Celebration program


ACSA Region 6 represents School Administrators from Alameda and Contra Costa counties. ACSA serves educational leaders in the pursuit of equity and excellence to meet the diverse needs of all California students. Region 6 has local charters that meet regularly to support administrators in our region.

2021 ACSA Region 6 Administrators of the Year

Congratulations to the following Region 6 winners and state finalists. We will be recognizing them and all nominees at a virtual celebration on April 29, 2021. Look for more information to come.

Superintendent: Matt Wayne, Hayward USD

Secondary Principal: Kevin Ahern, San Ramon Valley USD

Middle Grades Principal: Lorianne Ventura, Dublin USD

Elementary Principal: Jeffrey Varner, Pittsburg USD

Central Office Administrator: Pam VandeKamp, Pleasanton USD

Secondary Co-Administrator: Lauren Falkner, San Ramon Valley USD

Elementary Co-Administrator: Sara Roat, Antioch USD

Classified Leader: Gary Krebbs, Castro Valley USD

Confidential Employee: Terri Saenz, Livermore Valley JUSD

Personnel Human Resources Administrator: Keith Rogenski, San Ramon Valley USD

Adult Education Administrator: Jonathan Roselin, Mt. Diablo USD

 Career Technical Administrator: Dan Hanel, Contra Costa COE

Special Education Administrator: Yoko Ostreicher, Castro Valley USD

Business Services Administrator: Shariq Khan, Alameda USD

Student Services Administrator: Ed Diolazo, Pleasanton USD

Curriculum & Instruction Administrator: Terri Elkin, Alameda USD

Continuation/Ed Options Administrator: Erik Taylor, Livermore Valley JUSD

Technology Administrator: Tracey Logan, West Contra Costa USD

Valuing Diversity Award: Jorge Melgoza, Mt. Diablo USD

Partners in Educational Excellence Award: Union City Family Center, New Haven USD


For all nominees, look under Regional and State awards on this website.


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