Jerry Almendarez  

  • Jerry Almendarez is superintendent of the Colton Joint Unified School District in San Bernardino County, the same district where he grew up, graduated high school and began his career in education as a math teacher before moving on to other positions including high school principal and assistant superintendent of Human Resources before becoming superintendent six years ago.

     One of his major goals has been building and strengthening collaboration between his school district and other entities including county and local government, industry and trades, business and non-profits and other educational partners from early childhood development experts to universities. His CJUSD Community Cabinet’s membership numbers well over 600 professionals and community leaders engaged in ongoing activities that connect them directly with students and combine their individual contributions into one larger, focused impact.



  • Contacts:

    Jennifer Wold

    Executive Assistant to the Superintendent




    Joanne Medina

    Executive Secretary to the Board of Education and Superintendent


    909-580-5000 ext. 6505


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