Tim Taylor, former Director of Adult & Community Education Programs for the Elk Grove Unified School District, and Tim Herrera, former Director of Communications for the California Department of Conservation, will join the Sacramento County Office of Education (SCOE) staff, County Superintendent of Schools David W. Gordon announced today.
Taylor will serve as Assistant Superintendent, Court & Community Schools/Career-Technical Programs, and Herrera will serve as Communications Director. The appointments come as the County Office prepares to redesign the Career Technical Programs for the Sacramento County region. "Tim Taylor and Tim Herrera bring a wealth of experience to SCOE," Superintendent Gordon said.
Tim Taylor has previously taught adults and youth in correctional programs, court schools, community schools, and comprehensive secondary schools. He is skilled and experienced in providing adult and correctional education. Among other accomplishments, he was selected as SCOE Teacher of the Year in 1993 and received the Donald A. McCune Award as the California Adult Education Administrator of the Year in 2005.
Tim Herrera has 25 years of experience in public affairs and broadcast journalism. He was assigned the position of Multimedia Communications Specialist by the Governor's Office in 2004 and served as the Deputy Director of Communications for the California Department of Consumer Affairs. Herrera also served as a reporter and anchor for thirteen years for KCRA TV in Sacramento.
"We are delighted to welcome Tim Taylor and Tim Herrera to our County Office team. The Sacramento County Board of Education and I look forward to working with them to deliver top-quality service to the students, families, and staff of Sacramento's sixteen local school districts," Gordon said.