MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES — Congratulations go out to Jarrod Bordi, Assistant Superintendent of Educational Services at Yosemite Unified School District, for being awarded the 2023 Dean’s Superintendents Advisory Group (DSAG) Scholars Award. The DSAG Endowed Scholarship is awarded annually to EdD students who aspire to the position of superintendent.
This is a competitive award, and scholarship recipients are determined after careful review of applications and references. The selection committee comprises USC Rossier School of Education faculty and volunteer DSAG members. The DSAG Endowed Scholarship is made possible by the generosity of DSAG members and dinner sponsors.
A special thank you goes to the 2022-23 DSAG Scholars selection committee:
- David Cash EdD ’08 (Co-Chair)
- Crystal Turner EdD ’13 (Co-Chair)
- Melissa Moore EdD ’14
- Gunn Marie Hansen MS ’96, PhD ’00
- Jennifer Root EdD ’17
- Jim Elsasser EdD ’11
- Greg Franklin ’83, EdD ’97
About Jarrod Bordi
Jarrod Bordi has been an educator for over 21 years and is currently employed as an assistant superintendent of educational services. Prior to his tenure as an assistant superintendent, he worked as a high school principal for ten years, assistant principal, student services coordinator, dean for alternative education, dean of students, high school teacher, school counselor, intervention coordinator and high school baseball coach.
Jarrod holds one master’s degree with a double emphasis in Curriculum Instruction and Educational Leadership and another master’s degree in School Counseling. He holds five other credentials, including:
- Clear Education Specialist Mild/Moderate
- Clear Pupil Personal Services Credential in School Counseling
- Clear Single Subject Credential in Physical Education Clear
- Multiple Subject Credential
- Clear Administrative Services Credential
Jarrod brings a unique skill set to education. He played baseball at a high level during his career and was selected to play for Team USA Baseball in China and Australia.