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DSAG

February 3rd, 2020
From left to right, Shane Craven, Heather Bojorquez, Dean Gallagher, Richard Noblett and Jerome Rucker. (Photo/Brian Morri, 211 Photography)

Welcoming USC Rossier’s new DSAG Scholars and Hall of Famer

Alumni honored for efforts in leadership and education at annual awards dinner By Kianoosh Hashemzadeh At this year’s Dean’s Superintendents Advisory Group (DSAG) awards dinner, held on Jan. 30 in Palm Springs, Calif., David Verdugo EdD ’05, who served as superintendent of schools for the Paramount Unified School District in Los Angeles for nine years, […]

Posted in Awards
February 3rd, 2020
Dean Gallagher discusses the challenges women face in reaching the superintendency at the annual DSAG breakfast for women superintendents. (Brian Morri/211 Photography)

Overcoming ‘the broken rung’ on the ladder to the superintendency

Women superintendents discuss representation, barriers and equity at annual DSAG breakfast By Wendy Shattuck Over a dozen top district leaders, all members of the Dean’s Superintendents Advisory Group (DSAG), gathered on Jan. 31 in Palm Springs, Calif. after the annual DSAG awards dinner, to share perspectives about occupying the highest seat in public K-12 education. […]

Posted in Rossier News
February 17th, 2017
Maria Ott

At DSAG awards dinner, attention turns to women in school leadership

2017 DSAG Hall of Fame honoree Maria Ott emphasizes mentorship

Posted in People, Rossier News
February 1st, 2016
Elias Vargas, Mike Escalante EdD ’02, Dean Karen Symms Gallagher, Lawton Gray III and Gary Garcia.

DSAG honors Mike Escalante EdD ’02, awards scholarships to three EdD students

Annual awards dinner is also a celebration of the group’s philanthropy

Posted in Awards, People, Rossier News
April 29th, 2015
Allard delivers remarks as Rudy Castruita looks on.
Allard delivers remarks as Rudy Castruita looks on.

For DSAG Scholar Robert Allard, tenacity is key

“The right person for an education career is someone who cares and does not quit.”

Posted in Rossier News
April 17th, 2015
DSAG Scholarship winner Henry Romero

DSAG scholar Henry Romero becomes change agent after life-changing event

Award from Dean’s Superintendents Advisory Group inspires EdD student to higher levels of leadership

Posted in Rossier News
April 13th, 2015
Patricia Brent-Sanco with DSAG member David Verdugo EdD ’05, former superintendent of the Paramount Unified School District. Photo by Benjamin Kaatz.
Patricia Brent-Sanco with DSAG member David Verdugo EdD ’05, former superintendent of the Paramount Unified School District. Photo by Benjamin Kaatz.

DSAG scholar Patricia Brent-Sanco distributes the credit for her success

Rossier’s EdD program has helped her refine her approach to leadership.

Posted in Rossier News
February 3rd, 2015
Rudy Castruita EdD ‘’82; scholarship recipients Henry Romero, DEan Karen Symms Gallagher, Patricia Brent-Sanco; honoree Pedro E. Garcia EdD ’83, and Robert Allard

DSAG Awards Dinner celebrates legacies, cultivates new ones

Beloved professor Pedro Garcia honored; three scholarships awarded to current EdD students

Posted in Rossier News
December 2nd, 2014
Karen Symms Gallagher and Crystal Turner

Former DSAG scholarship winner Crystal Turner on refining leadership

Rossier graduate reflects on the impact of the EdD program

February 4th, 2014
DSAG Scholarship recipients Ramiro Rubalcaba, Catherine Kawaguchi, and Melissa Moore with Rudy Castruita EdD ‘82
DSAG Scholarship recipients Ramiro Rubalcaba, Catherine Kawaguchi, and Melissa Moore with Rudy Castruita EdD ‘82

A record Three DSAG Scholarship Recipients Total 70 Years of Education Excellence

The Dean’s Superintendents Advisory Group (DSAG) Awards Dinner on January 29, 2014