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Department Overview:

The Maintenance, Operations and Transportation Department is dedicated to providing a high quality-learning environment for all students and staff in the Goleta Union School District. The department staff maintains ten school sites and the District Office with a commitment to embedded routines of exemplary professional practice and a goal of continuous improvement.

Our leadership and staff strive to provide high levels of confidence by maintaining safe and secure environments for children to learn and play. Our well-trained bus drivers (with approximately 142,000 safe miles driven in the 2011-2012 school year) make it their priority to get students to school on time and ensure they arrive home safely.

The Maintenance, Operations and Transportation Department is an integral part of the larger professional learning community of the district. We take pride in our commitment to high-quality, safe environments that contribute to the success of students and staff.


Important Links and Documents:


Shawn Dahlen
Director, Maintenance, Operations, and Transportation
(805) 681-1231 x2210
  Justina Dattilo
Administrative Secretary, Maintenance, Operations and Transportation
(805) 681-1231 x2230

Ben Hazen
(805) 681-1231 x2229

(805) 681-1200 x2231

Tim Berry
Custodial Supervisor
(805) 681-1231 x2235



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