Professional Development Manager
Nora recently retired from the Oak Grove School District as Director of Educational Innovation and Development after serving 36 years in the public school system. Her responsibilities included Family Engagement projects and Early Care and Education collaborations throughout the county. She is a member of the Santa Clara County Office of Education’s Strong Start Coalition and the Local Planning Council. Nora also served in the Alum Rock School District for 11 years as Assistant Superintendent of Instructional Services as well as other roles including Academic Achievement Officer, Director of Curriculum, and Coordinator of Beginning Teacher Support and Assessment. Prior to central office administration, Nora taught both elementary and middle school; and was a middle school assistant principal and elementary school principal.