Communications and Leadership Development

4850 Pedley Road
Jurupa Valley,  CA  92509
Phone: (​951) 416-1561


The Communications and Leadership Development Department supports learning without limits by routinely sharing information with students, families, educators and the community.  Our department uses a range of communication channels – including social media, the district website, and The Horizon e-newsletter – to keep stakeholders up-to-date on district news and events, peek inside classrooms and tell inspiring stories, and celebrate hard work and achievement districtwide.​

Our d
epartment also provides a range of leadership development support for Jurupa educators.  Through the JUSD Leadership Academy, Golden Bell Awards and many other opportunities, we develop leaders within Jurupa Unified, sparking professional growth, student achievement and a culture of continuous learning. ​​

​  Communications and Leadership Development Staff ​ ​​​​​
​​Contact/Email Phone​ Position
Dr. Trenton T. H​​ansen​​​
(951) 360-7845
​Assistant Superintendent​
Krystal Fr​eeman
(951) 360-7845
​Assistant Superintendent​'s Secretary
Robert Cmelak (951) 416-1561 ​ Director of Communications​ Leadership and Development​​
Jovanna Rangel ​(951) 416-1561  Administrative Secretary​​​​
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 Academics

Latest News

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19 Dec2019

2 programs are ‘Golden’

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​A JUSD kindergarten student, out shopping with her mother, saw a customer struggling to communicate with a sales clerk.  The student jumped in to translate, smoothing...

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28 Oct2019

JVHS CTE: Innovation

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​“Students/people have to learn to 'do things'!" -- Bryan Kendall, teacher of graphic design and manufacturing at Jurupa Valley High School JVHS, a hub of innovation,...

 College and Career Readiness

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19 Dec2019

CTE Showcase Dazzles

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​​  ​​How you know you're doing something right: Businesses show up at your CTE (Career Technical Education) Showcase, like what they see, and suggest partnerships that...

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24 May2019

Celebrating Graduates

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“Instruction ends in the schoolroom, but education ends only with life."  Frederick W. Robertson, English novelist​ This spring, Jurupa Unified proudly graduates...

 Extra-Curricular Activities

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27 Feb2020

A Wave of Renovation

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​For JUSD Maintenance & Operations staff, school holidays are a time for digging in, not kicking back.  Over the recent winter break, crews were hard at work modernizing,...

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27 Feb2020

At JUSD, Security First

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​“Safety isn't expensive, it's priceless."  - Unknown​Statistically, K-12 schools in the United States – including those in Jurupa – are extraordinarily safe. ...

 Parent Involvement

Latest News

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19 Dec2019

Fantastic Food Drive

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​Several hundred bags of food, a side dish of holiday cheer, an assortment of toys, treats and young smiles – and, for Jurupa Valley families in need, one great holiday. That...

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23 Apr2019

Attendance kudos for JUSD

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​ Three-peat (noun): a third win of a particular sports championship, especially the third of three consecutive wins.  This month, JUSD scored a three-peat...

 Staff Shout Outs

Latest News

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19 Dec2019

Science Story Inspires

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​A cat, a trailblazing scientist, and a story of courage, dedication and perseverance. Those are the elements of “Sasha's Glowing Eyes: Narrative Input on Madame...

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21 Nov2019

JUSD Author Shines

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5.0 out of 5 stars  “Very inspirational!"“Great book!  I am reading this to all my young relatives."-- customer review on Amazon.com...

 Student Achievements

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21 Nov2019

MVP is a Warrior

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​​​​​The most striking thing about Josiah Sarmiento is not that he has cerebral palsy.  It's that he radiates grit, courage, grace, and determination.  He's also...

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13 Aug2019

Adult Learners Thrive

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​​​“Too old" to get a high school diploma?  Never.   Isabel Hernandez earned her diploma in 2018 at age 71.  And Sean Kavanaugh completed his diploma this...

 Superintendent's Message

Latest News

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13 Aug2019

Superintendent's Welcome

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​Welcome back to school, Jurupa Valley and Eastvale.  I want to thank you for being a part of the Jurupa Unified School District.The start of school is a time of progress...

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20 Mar2019

Superintendent's Message

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​At Jurupa Unified School District, it is our mission to help every student succeed in college, careers and life.  We do this in part by instilling a growth mind-set...


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