Rachel Valenzuela

Rachel Valenzuela

Assistant Superintendent of Educational Services

Email: rvalenzuela@mwusd.org

Phone: (707) 202-6440

Fax: (707) 524-2976

Rachel Valenzuela joined MWUSD in 2013. She provides leadership and guidance for student programs in the district, including curriculum and instruction, assessment, special education, Section 504, counseling/SEL, attendance, categorical programs, and parent education. She is an educator with 30 years of experience. Her experience includes classroom teacher, bilingual school psychologist, private practice educational consultant, elementary school principal, and student services director. Rachel earned her Bachelors of Arts degree in Psychology from the University of California, Berkeley. She holds an Administrative Credential from Sonoma State University, a Master of Science in Counseling & School Psychology from CSU Los Angeles, and is a California-licensed Educational Psychologist.

Kelly Sansone

Assistant to the Assistant Superintendent

Email: ksansone@mwusd.org

Phone: (707) 202-6440

Fax: (707) 524-2976

An active parent in the Mark West Union School District since 2014, Kelly Sansone joined the staff as a Classified Substitute in 2016.  Kelly’s ability to substitute in different positions enabled her to acquire a vast knowledge of the many different roles that support students and staff in the district.   In her current role as Assistant to the Assistant Superintendent,  Kelly serves an active team member in the Educational Services department.  Her responsibilities include: assisting with Special Education, Curriculum, English Language Development, and State Testing.  In addition to being a valued staff member in the Mark West Union School District, Kelly is also a mother of two students at John B. Riebli Elementary, serves on the School Site Council and District Wellness Committee.