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Longtime Public Educator Retires


After 37 years of work in public education, Santa Barbara School District’s Michael Gonzalez retired this week. Most recently serving as the District’s Director of Student Services and Compliance, Gonzalez first came to the Santa Barbara system in 1993 when he worked as the Assistant Principal at Dos Pueblos High School and later as the Principal at La Cumbre Middle School. Before his Santa Barbara tenure, Gonzalez spent some 21 years working in the Santa Paula Union High School District.

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