Application for Superintendent of Schools

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Name: Kishimoto Christina Marie Date: 3/8/2017
Last First Middle
Address: 917 N Cabral Way Gilbert AZ 85234 E-mail: Christina.kishimoto@cox.net
Street City State Zip
Phone: 480-381-2254 480-273-7183 480-381-2254 Fax:  
Home Business Cell
Present Position:SuperintendentSchool District:Gilbert Public Schools, Unified District #41, Gilbert, AZ
District Enrollment:36,500Number of Certified/Classified Staff:1900/1700
Annual Budget:$305MAnnual Base Salary (including any annuity):$228,000

Educational Record

Name and Location of Institution Attended: Year(s): Degree: Major(s): Minors(s):
Teachers College, Columbia University
New York, NY
2002 Ed.D Education Administration  
University of Connecticut
Storrs, CT
1994 M.P.A. Public Affairs/Policy  
Barnard College, Columbia University
New York, NY
1992 BA English Political Science

1.Do you hold a superintendent license for this position?[   ]   YES     [ X ]   NO
2.Are you eligible for a superintendent license for this position?[ X ]   YES     [   ]   NO

Professional Memberships/Recent Community Activities

Indicate leadership responsibilities relevant to the position.

Chiefs for Change, Inducted Chief (2016-Present)
Immediate Past President/Board Member, ALAS(2012-Present)
Founding Board Member, Gilbert Parks and Rec, (2016-Pres)
Board Member, Gilbert Education Foundation, (2014-Pres)
Gilbert Chamber of Commerce Liaison, (2014-Present)

Employment Experience

List in consecutive order beginning with the most recent position.

Dates Position/Institution/Location Supervisor's Name/Title Supervisor's Phone
To:
Present
Position
Superintendent
Name
Gilbert Board
(Business)
 
From:
07/2014
Institution/Location
Gilbert Public Schools, Unified District #41, Gilbert, AZ
Title
 
(Home)
 
Reason For Leaving (Please be specific)
Currently under contract
District Enrollment
36,500
To:
06/2014
Position
Superintendent
Name
Hartford BOE
(Business)
 
From:
07/2011
Institution/Location
Hartford Public Schools, Hartford, CT
Title
 
(Home)
 
Reason For Leaving (Please be specific)
Completed 3 year contract
District Enrollment
25,000
To:
06/2011
Position
Assistant Superintendent, School Design
Name
Dr. Steven Adamowski
(Business)
203-854-4001
From:
10/2005
Institution/Location
Hartford Public Schools, Hartford, CT
Title
Superintendent
(Home)
 
Reason For Leaving (Please be specific)
Named the Superintendent
District Enrollment
25,000
To:
09/2005
Position
Director
Name
 
(Business)
 
From:
07/2004
Institution/Location
Area Cooperative Education Services
Title
 
(Home)
 
Reason For Leaving (Please be specific)
Received an offer to lead as Assistant Superintendent in Hartford doing innovation work around school design.
District Enrollment
Supported 28 school districts

References

Provide the names of four persons who can discuss your experience and qualifications in detail.

Name/Official Position Business Phone Home Phone Cell Phone
Dr. Lee Vargas
Executive Director of AVID
lvargas@avid.org
    415-786-1692
Dr. Jose Leyba
SLA Director, Association of Latino Administrators
leyba.jose@gmail.com
    480-620-2480
Dr. Michael Hinojosa
Superintendent, Dallas Public Schools (TX)
 
    214-986-3978
Dr. Jose Banda
Superintendent, Sacramento City (CA)
JLBanda@scusd.edu
916-621-8256   714-306-5191

Background Check and Information

In addition to the following information, a thorough background check may be made at the option of the employer.

If "YES" is selected in response to any question, please provide a detailed explanation.

"YES" answers to the following questions will not necessarily result in denial of an offer of employment.  The employer will consider all the circumstances, including the date and nature of events that have led to the actions described below.  Your written explanation will assist the employer in determining your eligibility and suitability for an offer of employment.


  1. Have you ever been convicted of, admitted committing, pleaded no contest, or are you awaiting trial for any crime (excluding only minor traffic violations that do not involve any allegations of alcohol, drugs or reckless driving) or have any civil charges previously or pending involving allegations of child abuse or spousal abuse? You must answer "YES" if true, even if the matter was later dismissed, deferred, reversed, or vacated. If you answer "YES" you must provide dates of the proceedings, the name and address of the court where the proceedings occurred, a statement of the accusation against you and the final disposition of the case(s).

    [ X ]   NO     [   ]   YES, please explain below

  2. Have you ever been dismissed (fired) from any job, or resigned at the request of or pressure from your employer, or left employment while charges against you or an investigation of your behavior was pending or been refused tenure, reappointment or continuing contract from any employer? You must answer "YES" if true, even if the matter was later resolved with any form of settlement or severance agreement, regardless of its terms. If you answer "YES" you must provide the date of termination or resignation and other action concerning tenure reappointment or continuing contract denial and the name, address and telephone number of the employer(s) and a statement of the alleged reasons for termination or resignation.

    [ X ]   NO     [   ]   YES, please explain below

  3. Have you ever had any license or certificate of any kind (teaching certificate or other professional license) revoked, suspended, or reprimanded, or have you in any way been sanctioned by or is any charge or complaint now pending against you before any licensing, certification or other regulatory agency or body, public or private? If you answer "YES" you must provide the dates of proceedings, name, address and telephone number of the agency or body where proceedings took place, a statement of the accusations against you, the final disposition and/or status of the charge or complaint.

    [ X ]   NO     [   ]   YES, please explain below

  4. Are you now being investigated for any alleged misconduct or other alleged grounds for discipline by any licensing, certification or other regulatory body (teacher certification or otherwise) or by your current or any previous employer? If you answer "YES" you must provide the name, address and telephone number of the employer or licensing body and statement of the accusation against you.

    [ X ]   NO     [   ]   YES, please explain below

  5. Have you ever been involved, or are you currently involved, or do you anticipate involvement in litigation either as the plaintiff/complainant or defendant/respondent?

    [ X ]   NO     [   ]   YES, please explain below

  6. Have you ever filed a grievance/complaint of any kind against an employer?

    [ X ]   NO     [   ]   YES, please explain below

Verification Statement

(Please read carefully and sign the statement below)

The information in the Application for Employment is true, correct, and complete to the best of my knowledge. I certify that I have answered all questions to the best of my ability and I have not withheld any information that would unfavorably affect my application for employment. I acknowledge that any misrepresentation or omission of any fact in my application, resume, or any other materials, or during any interviews, may be the cause for my rejection from employment or may result in my subsequent dismissal if I am hired.

Dr. Christina M. Kishimoto   3/8/2017
Signature   Date

I request that my application file remain confidential pursuant to and in accordance with the State laws. If I am interviewed, I request that it be held in a closed session pursuant to State laws. For your information to be reviewed by the Board in closed session, your signature and date is required.

Dr. Christina M. Kishimoto   3/8/2017
Signature   Date

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APPLICATION DEADLINE:   MARCH 8, 2017


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