Dr. Susan Stocks, a longtime Tustin resident and retired educator and administrator in the Anaheim Union High School district, is running for Tustin Unified School District, Trustee Area 2.
She believes that she can bring the experience, knowledge and commitment necessary to make effective complex decisions in the best interest of students.
Dr. Stocks began her 30 -year career with the Anaheim Union High School District teaching high-school level US History, World History, English, English Language Development, and Computer Applications. Her administrative career began as an assistant principal at Cypress High School and then at John F. Kennedy High School. She earned a spot in the district leadership in 2004. She served as the Director of Special Programs for the last 14 years of her career. Dr. Susan Stocks retired from the Anaheim Union High School District in 2018, after 30 years in education.
As Director of Special Programs, Dr. Stocks’ responsibilities included:
- state and federal programs such as Title I
- the programmatic aspects of the Local Control Funding Formula and Local Control Accountability Plan
- District’s federal program monitoring process.
In 2009, during the state fiscal crisis and national recession, Susan also assumed the role as District Visual and Performing Arts administrator. Susan was an advocate for strong VAPA programs throughout difficult financial times, and was a diligent District point person for arts opportunities and events.
Dr. Stocks wants to use her experience and knowledge of educational leadership to serve her community and the families of the Tustin Unified School District.