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Josh Van Norman

Superintendent's Profile


Mr. Josh Van Norman began his position as San Antonio Union School District Superintendent on July 2nd, 2019. He is excited to begin his tenure in beautiful Southern Monterey County, California. Prior to his tenure in SAUSD, Mr. Van Norman was the Assistant Principal at Del Sur Elementary, located in the Poway Unified School District. Under his leadership, the school established the first ever TedEd Club, which focused on public speaking for students, a student-led broadcast club, and incorporated Sanford Harmony, a Social and Emotional Learning curriculum. The significance of these programs, which focused on developing the whole child and providing students with skills for the future, earned Mr. Van Norman recognition at the District level.


In his 13 years as an educator, Mr. Van Norman was an elementary teacher, middle school coach, junior college coach, and Assistant Principal. Mr. Van Norman has also served as an Advisory Board Member for Rutgers University's Design Thinking program as well as a mentor for new teachers at San Diego State University. He has a B.S. in Exercise Science and Sports Studies from Rutgers University and an M.A.T. from the University of Southern California. 


He resides in Paso Robles, California with his wife, Denise and son, Roman.