Superintendent Goals

Click here to view Superintendent Duane Coleman's goals for 2015/16. 


Dr. Duane Coleman, OUSD Superintendent

Hello, and welcome to the Oceanside Unified School District. As I begin my new journey leading OUSD, I am happy to reflect on the path that led to my recent appointment as Superintendent.

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Video Profile of Superintendent Coleman's Vision for OUSD

New Superintendent Duane Coleman unveiled his vision for the OUSD, focusing on being "effective" and "efficient" in every aspect of the district.  Superintendent Coleman presented his vision to the district's administrative team at a meeting prior to the start of the 2014-15 school year. 

Click the video below to watch the superintendent lay the foundation of where he envisions the district moving during the next 10 years.

OUSD Vision Video -- Dr. Duane Coleman


Superintendent Attends First White House Summit

Dr. Duane Coleman OUSD Superintendent.jpgCongratulations to OUSD Superintendent Dr. Duane Coleman for being chosen as one of only 100 superintendents nationwide to take part in the first-ever National Connected Superintendents Summit at the White House in Washington, D.C.  The summit was held Wednesday, November 19. 

“This prestigious invite is an exceptional opportunity for our district to strengthen our efforts to enhance technology district-wide, while promoting critical 21st century learning skills,” said Dr. Coleman.

As part of the U.S. Department of Education’s “Future Ready Initiative,” honorees selected for the summit will be recognized for helping their districts foster a culture of collaboration/digital citizenship, empowering educators with professional learning opportunities, and accelerating progress toward universal access to quality technological devices.

Stedman Graham Pays Visit to Superintendent Coleman

Bestselling author, educator and speaker Stedman Graham made an appearance at the OUSD district office recently to meet with Superintendent Duane Coleman and other district officials to discuss the development of a future Education Week/Youth Summit.  Representatives from Quantum Learning Network, an education partner of the district with strong ties to Graham, also attended the meeting.DC and Stedman - Copy.JPG

Still in its planning stages, the one-week event is tentatively slated for January 2016.  The focus of the summit is to help inspire widespread change for students and parents by fostering and strengthening the community bonds of local businesses, service organizations and the district. 

Contact the Superintendent's Office


Dr. Duane Coleman
(760) 966-4006

Administrative Secretary
Ann Givens
(760) 966-4006

Superintendent's Executive Cabinet

Chris Hurst Ed.D
Associate Superintendent
Educational Services

Cheri Sanders
Associate Superintendent
Human Resources

Chris Wright
Associate Superintendent
Business Services


Superintendent's Cabinet

The following administrators comprise the Superintendent's Cabinet for the 2015-16 school year:

Lisa Contreras
Director of Communications

Courtney Cook
Director of Special Education

Matt Evans
Director of Facilities

Eileen Frazier
Director, Secondary Curriculum

Karen Huddleston

Jeanne Iman
Director, Elementary Curriculum

Terry Loftus
Director Technology and Information Services

Todd McAteer
Director Human Resources

Barbara Perez
Director Student Services

Sherry Rogers
Director of Human Resources

Cheri Sanders
Associate Superintendent Human Resources

Chris Wright
Associate Superintendent Business Services

Chris Hurst
Associate Superintendent, Educational Services