Lawrence E. Jones Principal Announced

Lawrence E. Jones Principal Announced
David Gottlieb


David Gottleib

ROHNERT PARK, CA – Dr. Julie Synyard, Assistant Superintendent of Cotati- Rohnert Park Unified School District, announced the selection of Mr. David Gottlieb as Principal of Lawrence E. Jones Middle School effective with the 2019-2020 school year. The recommendation will go to the District’s Board of Trustees for ratification at its August Regular Meeting, which will be held at Mountain Shadows Educational Center on August 20 beginning at 6:00 PM.

Mr. Gottlieb served for the past fourteen years at Marin Primary & Middle School in Larkspur, Marin County as Director of Learning Resources. As a member of the school’s Leadership Team, he oversaw the implementation of special education and enrichment services in preschool through eighth grade as well as coordinated assessment, parent education, scheduling, and a variety of other administrative functions. Mr. Gottlieb previously served as a middle school counselor, teacher, and as an educational and child and family therapist. Mr. Gottlieb is thrilled to have the opportunity to work with the Lawrence E. Jones staff and continue to provide the students of Cotati-Rohnert Park Unified School District with an exceptional educational experience.

David completed his undergraduate work at the University of California at Santa Cruz and earned a Master of Science Degree from San Francisco State University. David received his administrative credential from the University of California Extension at Irvine and possesses a Marriage and Family Therapist license. He is passionate about supporting all students to achieve at high levels and is committed to building a cohesive team that is responsive to the needs of students, parents and the community.

David eagerly awaits the start of the school year and is excited to join the Cotati-Rohnert Park Unified School District team. He looks forward to meeting the students, staff, and community and brings great enthusiasm to his new role.

Cotati-Rohnert Park Unified School District is the third largest in Sonoma County with approximately 5800 students in grades TK-12. Lawrence E. Jones Middle School currently serves 800 students in grades 6-8.

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