garybloomsmOn April 1, by a unanimous vote of the Board of Trustees, the district appointed Gary Bloom to take the helm as superintendent beginning June 1.  Bloom comes to Santa Cruz schools with over 30 years experience, as a classroom teacher, superintendent and associate director of the New Teacher Center.  Bloom replaces outgoing superintendent Alan Pagano, who announced his retirement in August, 2008.

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