Meet the New Superintendent of Escalon Unified

The Escalon Unified School District in San Joaquin County is starting 2022-2023 with a new leader at the helm. Ricardo Chavez has replaced former superintendent Ron Costa, who is now retired. 

Chavez recently did an interview with The Escalon Times. He discussed his hopes for the school year, as well as impending changes to the administrative team. You can read the interview here

Chavez has served EUSD for the past 10 years, most recently as Assistant Superintendent. He was previously employed by the Elk Grove Unified School District. He has worked as a school librarian, school psychologist, district psychologist, and special education coordinator. He earned a Bachelor of Arts from the University of California, Irvine in Psychology and Social Behavior; a Master of Arts in Educational Psychology; an Education Specialist Degree (EdS) in School Psychology; a Pupil Personnel Services Credential (PPS) from the University of the Pacific, Stockton; and an Administrative Services credential from Teachers College of San Joaquin.

“During his career, Ricky has worked with all levels of the educational system, including post-secondary,” according to the EUSD. “He plans to continue collaboratively working with all educational partners to uphold the district’s mission statement: “We will serve and connect with all students.”

Read more about Superintendent Chavez here