Robert J. Tomasini
Area No. 1 Term Expires: 2018
Previously Board President: 2009 & 2015
Robert J. Tomasini was elected to the Placer County Board of Education in 2006 and has served as Board President in 2009 and 2015. Prior to retiring in 2000, he spent 41 years in public education. Mr. Tomasini was superintendent of the Roseville Joint Union High School District for 11 years, a high school classroom teacher; elementary, junior high and high school administrator; and an assistant superintendent. In 2000, Mr. Tomasini was elected to the Sierra Joint Community College District and served as President of the Board in 2001.
Under Mr. Tomasini's leadership, the Roseville Joint Union High School District received state and national recognition for transforming its curriculum and assessment processes to provide all students with rigorous and relevant learning opportunities. He was also recognized by a nationally acclaimed business-education organization, Linking Education and Economic Development (LEED) for developing partnerships and for his work to develop a rigorous and relevant school to work curriculum.
He served on the Association for California Schools Administrators' State Superintendency Committee and on a select committee of superintendents that met directly with the California State Superintendent of Schools and the Governor's Secretary of Education. He made various educational presentations to the Annual Model Schools Conference, state and regional conferences of the California Association of School Administrators, and the California School Boards Association, as well as to the Hewlett-Packard Company.