Fillmore Unified School District Appoints New Superintendent
By Gazette Staff Writer — Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014
Dr. Adrian E. Palazuelos
On April 15, 2014, the Fillmore Unified School District Board of Trustees voted unanimously to approve Dr.
Dr. Palazuelos is currently the Associate Superintendent of School Leadership and Support in the Natomas Unified School District located in Sacramento. Board of Education President, Lucy Rangel stated, "The Board, and the community of Fillmore, are fortunate to be able to turn to such a high caliber individual to lead the District. Through our interview and selection process the Board learned about the superior quality and character of Dr.
Dr. Palazuelos' educational experience includes working in Ventura, Fresno, and Sacramento counties.
While working as an integral member of the administrative team in the Natomas Unified School District, Dr.
"I am grateful for the opportunity to lead the Fillmore Unified School District and look forward to working for a Board of Education whose collective commitment is aligned to creating a high performing school district," stated Dr. Palazuelos. "I am excited to lead a team of certificated, classified, and management staff that can continue to build upon the strong community support for Fillmore schools," he added.
Dr. Palazuelos is a Ventura County native and is bilingual in Spanish. He is married and has three school age daughters. A "Meet the Superintendent" event will be scheduled in the near future, giving all of the stakeholders of Fillmore Unified the opportunity to meet Dr. Palazuelos and to discuss Fillmore schools.