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AVUHS District Administrative Offices

(661) 948-7655 
Greg Nehen - Assistant Superintendent - Educational Services
   Joy Bird - Executive Secretary Educational Services ext. 230 

 Dr. Joseph Kelly, Director of School Improvement (Curriculum, Instruction & Information Services)  
   Sheryl Salazar, Secretary, ext. 286

Julianne Vela, Director of Categorical & Special Programs, ext. 249 
   Lisa Griffin, Categorical Bookkeeper, ext. 212
   Kris Duggan, Secretary I, ext. 228
Betsy Sanchez, Director of Communications, ext. 264

Gary Allen, Director of Educational Technology
   Marie Lee, District Data Tech, ext. 201
   Susan Roth, District Data Tech, ext. 255 
   Lara Detloff, District Data Tech, ext. 208

Dan Stewart, Director of Information Systems, ext. 274
Tony Inglima, Director of Data Services, ext. 289
Ron Slack, Specialist Data Services, ext. 272

Dr. Loy Dakwa, Coordinator of Induction & Professional Development, ext. 246
   Laura Apuan, Secretary I, ext. 261
Amy Bodnar, Coordinator of Curriculum & Instruction, ext. 233 
Scott Hampton, Coordinator of Curriculum & Instruction, ext. 315
Tina Kaveney, AVID Coordinator, ext. 223 

English Learners/Migrant Education/International Student Exchange


AVUHSD EL Program Google Website:


David Dunstan, Ed.D.
Director of Student Support & Intervention, ext. 112


Yasmin Dorado, Program Coordinator, ext. 112
Mirna Urias, Program Coordinator, ext. 112

Sandra Barajas, Bilingual Secretary, ext. 112

Lorena Durr, Bilingual Secretary, ext. 117



AV ROP/CTE  in Palmdale     (575-1025 or 575-1035) 
Dr. Betsy McKinstry, Director Career Technical Education     
Diane Walker, Director Industry Liaison and Post-Secondary Partnerships
  Rosalinda Garcia, STC Specialist; Email: rdgarcia 

Unless listed otherwise, you can email employees by taking the first initial & last name, and adding it to "".

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY SCHOOLS AND EMPLOYER  The Antelope Valley Union High School District is  committed to offering  an employment and educational environment free from discrimination with respect to race, color, national origin, ancestry,  religious  creed, age, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental   disability,  medical condition,  veteran status, gender, actual or perceived sexual  orientation,  or  any other  unlawful consideration.

Diversity is one of the defining strengths of America, and the diversity of the Antelope Valley Union High School District workforce is essential in the preparation of our students with academic, technical, and work-related skills necessary for success in the 21st century. To accomplish this undertaking, it is essential that we have a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community we serve and educate. The Antelope Valley Union High School District is committed to recruiting, hiring, and retaining highly qualified employees who not only represent our community, but are also dedicated to creating a culture of inclusion that values each individual and promotes collaboration and fairness.