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Joanne Culverhouse, Ed.D.

Lifelong Learning

The first educators in my life provided me with guidance and the desire to pursue knowledge. I became a self-motivated learner at a very early age thanks to the influence and devotion of my first teachers…my parents. They taught me that learning was not confined to childhood or the classroom, but it takes place throughout life and in a spectrum of situations. I learned to be curious and to seek better ways to teach, lead, and grow. Throughout my career, education and professional development provided me with the knowledge and skills to stay current on best practices. This is true in all occupations, but ongoing learning opportunities for teachers are vital to student and school success. With schools today facing an array of complex challenges from integrating new technology in the classroom to meeting the rigorous academic... Continue Reading Lifelong Learning


Enrollment Opportunities for Cornerstone School
The PVPUSD has limited space available at Cornerstone elementary school for the 2015-16 school year and is now accepting enrollment...

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Cheers to the Class of 2015
Palos Verdes High School, Palos Verdes Peninsula High School and Rancho Del Mar High School will hold graduation ceremonies for...

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Administrative Announcements and Agreement With Faculty Association
On the May 7, 2015 meeting, the Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District (PVPUSD) Board of Education confirmed the appointments of four...

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Governor Appoints Peninsula High Student Michael McFarland to State Board of Education
Michael McFarland, 17, of Rancho Palos Verdes, has been appointed to the California State Board of Education effective August 1, 2015. McFarland is...

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