Dr. Betters Is New SBCSS Equity Chief
Cherina Betters has been selected as the new chief of Equity and Access for the San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools (SBCSS), County Superintendent Ted Alejandre announced.
“Cherina has extensive experience in our region in supporting students, schools and districts in the areas of equity and access,” Alejandre said. “With our office, she will lead efforts to close achievement, equity and opportunity disparities among student groups – with attention to cultural, racial, language and socio-economic differences.”
Betters, who has a doctorate in Educational Leadership/Social Justice from California State University, San Bernardino, currently works for the San Jacinto Unified School District as an assistant principal at Monte Vista Middle School. Her responsibilities include working to forge strong relationships with parents and community members, as well as serving as the equity lead to promote positive learning outcomes for all students.
With more than 18 years experience in education, Betters also has worked in the Yucaipa-Calimesa and Ontario-Montclair school districts. She will begin her new role as chief of Equity and Access with SBCSS on April 13.