Educational Services

Under the supervision of Deputy Superintendent, Educational Services Kathie Nielsen, the Educational Services Division is responsible for K-12 curriculum, staff development, assessment, categorical programs, Programs for English Learners, Student Services, Gifted and Talented Education (GATE), Kindergarten Readiness, Adult Education and special projects for all schools in the Tustin Unified School District.

Educational Services is committed to supporting the District mission . . . “to ensure that ALL students optimize individual achievement through an educational system characterized by challenging and exciting curricula and inspiring instruction.

Kathie Nielsen - Deputy SuperintendentKathie Nielsen
Deputy Superintendent, Educational Services
714-730-7301 x 309




Chris Matos
Director, Educational Services 9-12
714-730-7301 ext. 323

Robert Craven Robert Craven
Director, Educational Services 6-8
714-730-7301 ext 368


Maggie Villegas, Director, Elementary Education

Maggie Villegas
Director, Educational Services TK-5
714-730-7301 ext 318