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CVUSD welcomes Mr. Patrick Hansen-Schmitt as the Principal for Independent Elementary School

PRESS RELEASE

Castro Valley, CA - (June 22, 2017) - At the board meeting, the Castro Valley Unified School District Board of Education took action to appoint Mr. Patrick Hansen-Schmitt as the Principal of Independent Elementary School.  Mr. Hansen-Schmitt is replacing Mr. Jim Kentris who was recently appointed to the position of Director of Student Services.
 
Mr. Hansen-Schmitt has been the Director of Leadership and Engagement for Teach for America in Hawaii.  Previously, he served as Assistant Principal for Chicago Public Schools. Mr. Hansen-Schmitt earned his Masters in School Leadership from Harvard University and his Bachelor of Music Education from the University of Wisconsin.  
 
"We are fortunate to have Mr. Hansen-Schmitt join us as the Principal of Independent Elementary School. He will be a great addition to our team," Superintendent Ahmadi noted.