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Judy Correnti Joins South Pasadena Unified School District as Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources

SOUTH PASADENA, Calif. (December 1, 2023) -- South Pasadena Unified School District (SPUSD) has hired Judy Correnti to serve as the new Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources.
     Correnti currently serves as the Chief Business Officer for Garvey School District, and she will bring 25 years of experience in education to her new position. She began her career in human resources at San Gabriel Unified School District in 1998. As a human resources assistant, she helped oversee the work of the personnel department and after six years, she moved on to El Monte City School District where she worked as a human resources analyst. While at El Monte City School District, Correnti served as a resource for administrators and employees on all technical aspects of the human resources department. From that point, she transitioned to San Marino Unified School District where she was hired as a human resources analyst, then became a coordinator, and then director of human resources.
     “SPUSD is fortunate to hire Judy Correnti with her wealth of experience and knowledge about the inner workings of a human resources department in an educational setting,” said Superintendent Geoff Yantz. “She has a deep understanding of school district operations, complex laws, compliance, credentialing, and various aspects of employee relations and management, coupled with an undeniable desire to support all students and staff.”
     Correnti holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of La Verne and a master’s degree in business management with an emphasis in human resources from Azusa Pacific University. She has earned a Negotiators Certificate from the School Employers Association of California and also Li a School Business Management Certificate from the University of Southern California.
     Correnti will begin her new role in January 2024. She replaces Interim Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources Kim Sinclair. SPUSD expresses deepest thanks to Mrs. Sinclair for her leadership, organization, and passion during her time leading the Human Resources Department. Sinclair will be retiring, and SPUSD wishes her all the best in her future endeavors.
About South Pasadena Unified School District
Established in 1886, the South Pasadena Unified School District (SPUSD) serves approximately 4,800 students within five schools including three elementary schools, one middle school and one comprehensive high school in South Pasadena, California. Nestled in the West San Gabriel Valley, SPUSD has earned a reputation of providing high quality public education, attracting families who value challenging academic programs and outstanding teachers. Consistently recognized for superior performance, SPUSD students earn honors at the local, state and national level. The District draws vital support from parents and community members through the South Pasadena Educational Foundation, local PTAs and booster clubs.
For more information, contact: South Pasadena Unified School District, Office of the Superintendent at [email protected].