Human Resources

PERSONNEL DEPARTMENT
Laurie M. Aknin
  
Director of Personnel

Title IX Coordinator Click to learn more
(408) 223-3744

laknin@mpesd.org
 
Eloisa Fernandez 

(408) 223-3744
Personnel Specialist 

Liz Gutierrez
(408) 223-3720
Administrative Secretary

OUR VISION
The vision of Mount Pleasant Elementary School District, a small multicultural enriched community, is to provide an excellent personalized education producing socially responsible students prepared for their futures as lifelong learners, where schools serve the community through active partnerships, linking advanced technology with progressive teaching and learning techniques.  Our employees mirror the image of our vision.


OUR DIVERSE COMMUNITY IS OUR STRENGTH
Mount Pleasant Elementary School District – a K-8 district- with four elementary schools and one middle school, serves about 3,000 students.  A multitude of cultures, ethnic groups and languages makes the District a rich atmosphere in which to work.  All schools in the district work closely on total quality learning strategies to prepare all children for the challenges of the 21st century.  Our programs are student centered and our goal is to provide an environment in which students are achieving at the highest academic level.

INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAM
The instructional program is based on an innovative and comprehensive K-8 curriculum supported by ongoing staff development, appropriate instructional materials and support staff.  Professional growth opportunities are provided through district in-services.  The District has three staff development days built into the school calendar for the purpose of teacher training.


PROFESSIONAL OPPORTUNITIES
    •   New Teacher Support/Induction Program
    •   COTSEN “The Art of Teaching”—Robert Sanders Elementary School and Mt. Pleasant Elementary School
    •   MPAS—After School Program
    •   Induction Program 
    •   New Teacher Support / BTSA
    •   Technology Support
    •   English Language Development Programs
    •   IJA Academies—ALAS Dual Immersion Program, STEM and VAPA academies

OUR SCHOOLS
August Boeger Middle School
Grades 6, 7 and 8
Principal: Jeremia Cruz


Ida Jew Academies 
Charter School
Grades K-8

Principal: Blanca Herrera  



Valle Vista Elementary
Grades K-5
Principal: Patty Pizziol


Robert Sanders Elementary
Grades K-5
Principal: Julie Howard


Mt. Pleasant STEAM Academy 

Grades K-5

Principal- Jose Gonzalez

 

HOW TO JOIN OUR FAMILY
We are seeking superior candidates who have a passion for working in an educational setting with children of all ethnic, cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds. If this is you, please visit Ed-Join for employment opportunities. 

 NON DISCRIMINATION STATEMENT

The Mt. Pleasant School District does not on the basis of actual or perceived characteristics such as age, ancestry, color, ethnic group identification, gender expression, gender identity, gender, disability, nationality, race of ethnicity, religion, sex, or sexual orientation, or on the basis of a person’s association with a person or group with one of more of these actual or perceived characteristics.

Board Policy
BP 4119.11 – Sexual-Harassment- Personnel 
Current Openings
Click here to download our Certificated salary schedule.

Classified Salary Schedule.
Confidential Employees Salary Schedule. 
Click here to download our Management salary schedule. 

How To Reach Us:
       Phone: (408) 223-3744
       FAX: (408) 223-3799
       e-mail: laknin@mpesd.org