Kenneth Loo Named CVUSD's Director of Middle School - Professional Learning
On Tuesday, May 1st the Conejo Valley Unified School District Board of Education announced that Kenneth Loo has been selected as the District’s Director of Middle School – Professional Learning, a new position for CVUSD.
Mr. Loo comes to CVUSD from the Ventura County Office of Education where he currently serves as the Principal of the Gateway Community School, Providence Court School, where he leads programs that serve expelled and incarcerated students in Grades 6-12 in Ventura County.
Mr. Loo is set to begin his new position with CVUSD as the Director of Middle School – Professional Learning on July 1, 2018. In this role he will plan, organize, monitor, and direct the development and implementation of the District’s middle schools, provide leadership for the instructional program, coordinate and supervise a new curriculum adoption process, and develop new educational programs that meet mandated educational reforms for middle schools, amongst a multitude of other key responsibilities.
“Mr. Loo has achieved great success in serving students with diverse needs,” said Dr. Mark McLaughlin, Superintendent for CVUSD. “We welcome him to his new role within the district, and look forward to his leadership of our middle schools, and professional learning.”
Mr. Loo has served in a variety of roles throughout his career in public education, including Assistant Principal, and Principal of Pacific High School in Ventura Unified School District, and as a Middle School Teacher, Behavior Intervention Teacher, and Lead Teacher & Administrative Designee at the Gateway School, amongst other professional experience. He has received recognition for his work and accomplishments, such as recently being named a 2018 Greater Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce 40 Under 40 Recipient, and a Leadership Matters, ACSA Region XIII South Ventura Charter awardee.
The Director of Middle School – Professional Learning is a new role for CVUSD, and stems from a reorganization of roles and responsibilities within the District’s Instructional Services Department. This new role will position CVUSD to continue to best serve, and provide premier educational experiences for its students and families.
Congratulations Mr. Loo – welcome to CVUSD!