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Meet the Interim Superintendent

Shandelyn Williams was named Interim Superintendent by the Antelope Valley Union High School District Board of Trustees on July 7, 2021.
 
Ms. Williams is a long-time educator for the Antelope Valley Union High School District dating back to 1995 when she began her career as a Special Education Teacher.  Her passion for serving students with special needs continued as she was appointed to the roles of Program Specialist, Director of Special Education, and most recently as the Assistant Superintendent of Student Services.  In addition to her service to the Antelope Valley Union High School District, Ms. Williams also serves as an adjunct instructor in the special education teacher credentialing program at California State University, Bakersfield.   
 
Ms. Williams earned her Master of Arts in Special Education at CSU Northridge and a double Bachelor of Arts at CSU Fullerton in Criminal Justice as well as Afro-Ethnic Studies. She has co-authored two published articles for both the “Principal Leadership” and “Council for Exceptional Children” magazines. She contributes to her community as a volunteer at her church and with the “Special Olympics.”  In 2018, Ms. Williams was officially recognized and honored by the California Association of African-American Superintendents and Administrators for her dedication and devotion to helping students achieve excellence in education.
 
“I am humbled by this appointment and the opportunity to continue to serve our organization as Interim Superintendent,” said Williams.  “During this period of transition, my focus will be to ensure stability and continuity of learning as we eagerly welcome our students to campus for in-person instruction this August.”