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Carmen Kaas has moved from assistant principal to coordinator of special education for the Romoland School District .
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Over in Palos Verdes Peninsula SD three elementary principals announced their retirements , effective June 30 : Jeri Delatorre , Nancy Parsons , and Codean Reed .
Gina Stutzel has been named principal at Dapplegray Elementary , Michele Marcus will be principal at Soleado Elementary and Suzanne Wildey is the new principal
at Cornerstone Elementary .
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Kathy Onoye , former administrator in Pasadena USD , was recently named one of the 41st Assembly District ’ s 2018 Woman of the Year and Women of Distinction by Assemblyman Chris Holden . Onoye worked for PUSD from 1971 to 2014 , beginning as an elementary school teacher , appointed principal of Willard Elementary School , and retiring as executive director of elementary education . Under her leadership Willard was awarded the Title 1 Academic Achievement Award four consecutive years and received the International Baccalaureate authorization . Onoye has logged over 6,500 volunteer hours at Huntington Hospital and has been a clerk and member of vestry at All Saints Episcopal Church for
over 25 years . She served as region representative for curriculum and instruction in ACSA Region 15 , which honored her as an Administrator of the Year in 2016 and 2010 . She became a member of the board for Pasadena Educational Foundation in 2004 , and is currently its president through 2018-19 . She also sits on the Advisory Board for Young and Healthy and San Rafael Library Associates Board .
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Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson announced the appointment of Kim Frinzell as the new director of the Nutrition Services Division at the California Department of Education . She began her new assignment on April 1 .
Frinzell has more than two decades of administrative and operations expertise in
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both federal and state nutrition programs and policy . She formerly served as the NSD ’ s associate director .
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Allan Mucerino has been named superintendent of Alvord Unified School District . He moves over from his current position as superintendent of Duarte USD . Lou Obermayer served as Alvord ’ s interim from January to this month , but her contract came to an end on April 11 . The district has been using alternating interim superintendents in the meantime , Rich Thome and former ACSA President Marc Ecker .
Send ACSA member news for Transitions to EdCal Editor Cary Rodda at crodda @ acsa . org .

Alameda mock trial program culminates with awards

The Alameda County Office of Education hosted more than 200 students from public and private schools around the county at the 2018 Phillip A . Harley Memorial Alameda County Mock Trial Awards .
The high school mock criminal trial competition is designed to increase understanding of our judicial system and the processes necessary to create a just society . Teams of nine to 25 students study a hypothetical case , conduct legal research and receive individual coaching by volunteer attorneys in trial preparation , courtroom protocol , courtroom procedure , analysis and communication .
Preparation begins in the fall , with competition in January and February . This year ’ s winning team from Moreau Catholic High School will represent Alameda County at a state competition in the spring .
The ACOE has been coordinating the mock trial program in Alameda county since 1986 . The competition relies on volunteer attorneys and judges throughout the county to score the competitors or preside over each courtroom . The coordinator establishes trial dates and venues , modifies Constitutional Rights Foundation competition rules and procedures , and recruits volunteer judges and attorneys to score and preside over trials .
ACOE enjoys the support and participation of staff , including event coordinator Katrielle Veslenio , as well as volunteers and organizations that contribute to the event , particularly Kazan , McClain , Satterley & Greenwood , the Oakland law firm that serves as the program ’ s primary benefactor .
Alameda County Superintendent of Schools L . Karen Monroe also recognized the support of the Alameda County Bar Association , Superior Court of California , County of Alameda , Alameda County Training and Education Center , Alameda County Law Library and the Honorable Stephen Pulido , who presided over one of the county trials this year and spoke at the March 19 Awards ceremony at the San Leandro Performing Arts Center , along with Monroe .
Alameda County Mock Trial honorees
An Amador Valley High School student is congratulated by Alameda County Superintendent L . Karen Monroe .

www . acsa . org for 2018 include :

• Outstanding Pre-Trial Motion for the Prosecution : First place , Rama Narayanan , Amador Valley HS , Pleasanton USD ; Abishhek Govindarasu , Moreau Catholic HS .
• Outstanding Pre-Trial Motion for the Defense : First place , Rama Narayanan ; Brennan Mock , Granada HS , Livermore Valley JUSD ; Jackson Fountain , Oakland School for the Arts ; Saaniya Kapur , Moreau Catholic HS . Second place , Rishabh Shastry , American HS , Fremont USD ; Logan Brockbank , Bishop O ’ Dowd HS .
• Outstanding Prosecuting Attorney : First place , Tiffany Jing , Amador Valley HS . Second place , Mira Tellegen , Piedmont HS , Piedmont USD .
• Outstanding Defense Attorney : First place , Desiree Nunes , Moreau Catholic
HS . Second place , Jordan Woods , Bishop O ’ Dowd HS .
• Outstanding Witness for the Prosecution : First place , Sujana Sridhar , Amador Valley HS ; Matthew Stepanek , Granada HS ; Brennan Mock ; Sara Woodfall , American HS ; Samantha Jones , Bishop O ’ Dowd HS .
• Outstanding Witness for the Defense : First place , Jasmine Kamalnathan , Moreau Catholic HS . Second place , Moriyuki Kano , Bishop O ’ Dowd HS .
• Outstanding Court Clerk : First place , Vivien Song , Amador Valley HS ; Jamie Hau-Riege , Moreau Catholic HS .
• Outstanding Bailiff : First place , Tristen Tallerico , Granada HS .
• Outstanding Courtroom Journalist : First place , Shruthi Chandran , Amador Valley HS . Second place , Trisha Khattar , Amador Valley HS .
• Outstanding Courtroom Artist : First place , E . Skye Taliaferro , Oakland School for the Arts . Second place , Danielle Tien , Amador Valley HS .
• Team Awards : First place , overall winner , Moreau Catholic HS . Second place , Piedmont HS , Piedmont USD .

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April 30, 2018 Transitions at Cornerstone Elementary. n n n Carmen Kaas has moved from assistant principal to coordinator of special educa- tion for the Romoland School District. n n n Over in Palos Verdes Peninsula SD three elementary principals announced their retirements, effective June 30: Jeri Delatorre, Nancy Parsons, and Codean Reed. Gina Stutzel has been named principal at Dapplegray Elementary, Michele Mar- cus will be principal at Soleado Elementary and Suzanne Wildey is the new principal Kathy Onoye, former administrator in Pasadena USD, was recently named one of the 41st Assembly District’s 2018 Woman of the Year and Women of Distinction by Assemblyman Chris Holden. Onoye worked for PUSD from 1971 to 2014, beginning as an elementary school teacher, appointed principal of Willard Elementary School, and retiring as executive director of elementary education. Under her leadership Willard was awarded the Title 1 Academic Achievement Award four consecutive years and received the International Baccalau- reate authorization. Onoye has logged over 6,500 volunteer hours at Huntington Hospital and has been a clerk and member of vestry at All Saints Episcopal Church for over 25 years. She served as region repre- sentative for curriculum and instruction in ACSA Region 15, which honored her as an Administrator of the Year in 2016 and 2010. She became a member of the board for Pasadena Educational Foundation in 2004, and is currently its president through 2018-19. She also sits on the Advisory Board for Young and Healthy and San Rafael Library Associates Board. n n n Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson announced the appoint- ment of Kim Frinzell as the new director of the Nutrition Services Division at the California Department of Education. She began her new assignment on April 1. Frinzell has more than two decades of administrative and operations expertise in EDCAL   5 both federal and state nutrition programs and policy. She formerly served as the NSD’s associate director. n n n Allan Mucerino has been named superintendent of Alvord Unified School District. He moves over from his current position as superintendent of Duarte USD. Lou Obermayer served as Alvord’s interim from January to this month, but her contract came to an end on April 11. The district has been using alternating interim superintendents in the meantime, Rich Thome and former ACSA President Marc Ecker. Send ACSA member news for Transitions to EdCal Editor Cary Rodda at crodda@acsa. org. Alameda mock trial program culminates with awards The Alameda County Office of Educa- tion hosted more than 200 students from public and private schools around the coun- ty at the 2018 Phillip A. Harley Memorial Alameda County Mock Trial Awards. The high school mock criminal trial competition is designed to increase un- derstanding of our judicial system and the processes necessary to create a just society. Teams of nine to 25 students study a hy- pothetical case, conduct legal research and receive individual coaching by volunteer attorneys in trial preparation, courtroom protocol, courtroom procedure, analysis and communication. Preparation begins in the fall, with com- petition in January and February. This year’s winning team from Moreau Catholic High School will represent Alameda County at a state competition in the spring. The ACOE has been coordinating the mock trial program in Alameda county since 1986. The competition relies on vol- unteer attorneys and judges throughout the county to score the competitors or preside over each courtroom. The coordinator establishes trial dates and venues, modifies Constitutional Rights Foundation com- petition rules and procedures, and recruits volunteer judges and attorneys to score and preside over trials. ACOE enjoys for 2018 include: the support and • Outstanding participation of staff, Pre-Trial Motion including event for the Prosecu- coordinator Katri- tion: First place, elle Veslenio, as well Rama Narayanan, as volunteers and Amador Valley HS, organizations that Pleasanton USD; contribute to the Abishhek Gov- event, particularly indarasu, Moreau Kazan, McClain, Catholic HS. Satterley & Green- • Outstanding wood, the Oakland Pre-Trial Motion law firm that serves for the Defense: as the program’s First place, Rama primary benefactor. Narayanan; Bren- Alameda County An Amador Valley High School student is congratulated nan Mock, Granada Superintendent of by Alameda County Superintendent L. Karen Monroe. HS, Livermore Schools L. 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