Palmdale School District

Teacher Induction Program and Support 

Program Vision

The Palmdale School District's Teacher Induction Program & Support improves student achievement by supporting and retaining high quality teachers who meet the social, emotional and diverse learning needs of students by making appreciative inquiry the basis of life-long reflective learning. 

Contact Information

Superintendent (Unit Head)

Dr. Raul Maldonado 

Asst. Superintendent 

Ed Services 

(On-Going Oversight)

Dr. Elena Esquer

(661) 789-6755


Teacher Support 

(Day-to-Day Operations)

Dr. Jill S. Bradford

(661) 233-3316


Instructional Coaches

(661) 233-3316

Beverly Gonda 

Delayna Goins

Rebecca Figueroa 

Nadine Luke

Marcio Castro

Teacher Support Department Administrative Support

Veronica Pichardo

(661) 233-3316

Credential Analysts

Susana Gulke 

(661) 789-6535

Linh Hoang

(661) 947-3075