Gayle Garbolino-Mojica was elected to Placer County Superintendent of Schools on June 6, 2006, and is currently serving her fourth term.
Ms. Garbolino-Mojica is a graduate of the University of California, Davis. She received her teaching credential from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and an Administrative Credential and master's degree in Educational Administration and Leadership from California State University, Sacramento. Ms. Garbolino-Mojica was a teacher, assistant principal and program specialist with the Western Placer Unified School District, and principal and subsequently superintendent of the Colfax Elementary School District.
Ms. Garbolino-Mojica promotes public education on a statewide level as a Commissioner with the Advisory Commission on Charter Schools for the State Board of Education and Chair of the Fiscal Crisis Management Assistance Team (FCMAT) Board. She chairs the California County Superintendents Educational Services Association (CCSESA) Federal Task Force and is their representative to the National Association of Educational Services Agencies Federal Advocacy Committee. She is the past Treasurer of the California County Superintendents Association.
Regionally, Ms. Garbolino-Mojica advocates for public education and Placer County through her work on the Valley Vision Executive Board, the Sacramento Metro Chamber of Commerce Executive Board, the Greater Sacramento Economic Council Board, and the Align Capitol Region Board of Directors. She is past President of KidsFirst, and a member of Class XIV of the American Leadership Forum-Mountain Valley Chapter.
Ms. Garbolino-Mojica has been awarded a Paul Harris Fellow from the Rotary Club in Auburn, California and awarded the California County Superintendents Executive Leadership Award. She is a recipient of the Sacramento Business Journal's "Women Who Mean Business" Award and the Athena Leadership Award from the Roseville Chamber of Commerce for professional excellence, community service and for actively assisting women in their attainment of professional excellence and leadership skills. In 2020, Ms. Garbolino-Mojica received the Perpetual Award for Outstanding Accomplishments from CCSESA recognizing her as "an outstanding leader in education, dedicating endless time and energy to Placer County. CCSESA and the state of California."
Ms. Garbolino-Mojica is the daughter of former Roseville Mayor Gina Garbolino and retired Superior Court Judge James D. Garbolino, and has two sons – Jack and Max.
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WHAT EARLY CHILDHOOD PROGRAMS ARE AVAILABLE IN PLACER COUNTY?
Placer County serves over 2000 children through our early childhood programs. We work together with child care providers, preschool teachers, and school districts to provide early education and child care services.
DOES PLACER COUNTY HAVE AN INFANT PROGRAM AVAILABLE?
Our Staff works together with families and infant children to assist in a child’s development and learning in their natural daily activities and builds on the next steps in the child’s learning. Placer County staff travels to over 150 homes per week.
DOES PLACER COUNTY OFFER ANY SPECIAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS?
Placer County offers cognitive,academic,social,and physical development of severely disabled students through specialized instruction and services. Our services are available for our students whose needs require a specialized program not offered in their local districts. Students include those who are severely multiply disabled, orthopedically disabled, hearing and visually impaired, emotionally disturbed and students with autism.
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