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Monterey County Office of Education

Leadership, Support and Service to Prepare All Students for Success

Dr. Nancy Kotowski, County Superintendent of Schools

Welcome to the Educational Services Department! CONTACT INFORMATION and a brief bio for each of our team members can be found by clicking on their name. Also, watch the video below to learn a little bit more about about what we do.  


Administrative Team

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Caryn Lewis

Assistant Superintendent

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Dora Salazar

K-12 Language & Literacy

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Jennifer Elemen, Ed.D.

Language & Literacy and History-Social Science

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William Franzell

Science/STEAM

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Cathy Cranson

Special Projects

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Lety Gomez-Gong

Expanded Learning

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Mara Wold

Expanded Learning

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Esther Rubio

School Climate

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Janeth Rojas

Early Childhood Education

Support Staff

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Susan Castillo

Teacher and Administrator Induction

831.755.0834
scastill@montereycoe.org

Jenny Davila

Jenny Davila

Financial Secretary

831.755.0833
jdavila@montereycoe.org

Gwenn Frindt

Gwenn Frindt

Executive Assistant

831.755.0364
gfrindt@montereycoe.org



Yadira Perez

QRIS & Expanded Learning

831.755.0369
yaperez@montereycoe.org

Gail Kuehl

Gail Kuehl

Special Projects

831.755.0368
gkuehl@montereycoe.org

Contacts

Caryn Lewis

Assistant Superintendent
clewis@montereycoe.org
Phone: 831.755.0383

Gwenn Frindt

Executive Assistant
gfrindt@montereycoe.org
Phone: 831.755.0364

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