The Wright man for the job
Dr. Damon Wright joins Fairfield-Suisun Unified School District (FSUSD) from Napa Valley Unified School District (NVUSD) where he has served as Executive Director of Secondary Education since 2015. In his current role as Executive Director of Secondary Education, Dr. Wright leads five middle school administrators and five high school administrators, offering support and leadership with the goal of developing true leaders and improving secondary education across the board. He has worked in education since 1999, in various positions with other districts, including San Ramon Valley Unified School District, Benicia Unified School District and San Diego Unified School District.
Dr. Wright is confident in fulfilling the ability to serve as Director of Human Resources for FSUSD. His professional background, leadership abilities, interpersonal skills, student-centered attitude and his work ethic are a few attributes that will support the staff, students and community. He understands that it is imperative to recruit, recommend and retain visionary leaders and staff who believe that all students can succeed. He states that as an administrator he has successfully embraced and implemented the vision of his respective school districts and has developed trust amongst stakeholders. He is appreciative and grateful for the opportunity to become a part of FSUSD.
Below is an excerpt from one of Dr. Wright’s letters of recommendation:
“Dr. Wright is able through his daily interactions to lead people to understand their importance to the organization. In times of difficult change, he comes alongside his coworkers so they do not feel alone and can face the enormity of whatever changes they are facing. This ability to exude confidence and understanding of others is a rare skill to find. Dr. Wright uses these relationship skills to improve the working relationships with the employee representative groups in our district. When the chips are down, the times are tough, Dr. Wright is the person you want on your team. He is fun to work with, and brings joy to the work environment.”
Dr. Wright earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology from California State University Sacramento. He earned a Master of Art Degree in School Counseling and School Psychology from National University, and a Doctorate of Education Degree in Organizational Leadership from Brandman University. Dr. Wright holds both an Administrative Services Credential, as well as a Pupil Personnel Services Credential.
It is with great pleasure that the FSUSD Administrative Team announce Dr. Damon Wright as Director of Human Resources. We welcome him to FSUSD with open arms and look forward to experiencing the impact he will have on our Human Resources Department, and the District. Congratulations Dr. Wright!
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