La Habra School District Superintendent Joanne Culverhouse spearheaded an effort last year to modernize the district’s nine campuses, which included the creation of a specialized focus for each school.
Her work won praise from the Orange County Register, which recently named Culverhouse among the newspaper’s 100 Most Influential people for 2018.
The list includes billionaire philanthropists, pro athletes, lawmakers, artists and others who have influenced our community, inspiring others along the way.
“After 15 months of planning, Culverhouse oversaw in September the rollout of a complete overhaul of how the district’s nine schools are organized, creating a specialized focus for each campus and modernizing the district’s structure,” according to the Register.
The schools are still teaching a standard curriculum along with offering classes relating to their individual focus, such as coding or visual and performing arts. The move is intended to give parents and students more options in their education.