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Jonathan Blackmore, Ed.D
Dr. Jonathan Blackmore serves as the Assistant Superintendent of Educational Services in the Covina-Valley Unified School District. Dr. Blackmore has worked in public education for the past 27 years. Prior to becoming the Assistant Superintendent, he served as the Director of 21st Century Learning and Special Projects, and as the Director of Curriculum and Instruction for the Covina-Valley Unified School District. Before joining C-VUSD, Dr. Blackmore served as a high school principal for seven years, a high school assistant principal for eight years, and a school counselor for two years.
Dr. Blackmore began his career as a middle school and high school English teacher. He earned a bachelor’s degree from California State University, Long Beach, and a master’s degree in educational administration from California State University, Dominguez Hills. Dr. Blackmore earned a Doctorate Degree in Educational Leadership (emphasis on K-12 Leadership in Urban School Settings) at the University of Southern California.
Among his accomplishments, Dr. Blackmore was named Association of California School Administrators (ACSA) State-wide Technology Administrator of the Year, ACSA Region XV Technology Administrator of the Year, ACSA Region XVII Secondary Principal of the Year (twice), ACSA Region XVII Secondary Co-administrator of the Year, and the Orange County Department of Education’s Developing 21st Century Principal Award.
Dr. Blackmore has been married to his wife, Corinne (a third-grade teacher in Long Beach Unified School District) for nearly 29 years. They have three children, a son who is in graduate school at George Washington University, a daughter who is a senior at Cal Poly, Pomona, and a daughter who is a freshman at Saddleback College.
Dr. Blackmore believes that high-quality public education is a bedrock principle of our democracy. He works collaboratively with the staff and community to ensure great educational outcomes for all students. He is innovative and uses technology to help close the Digital Divide and Achievement Gap.