Dr. Tom McCoy is a third-generation educator with three decades of experience in K-12 schools and has served as a high school teacher and coach, high school assistant principal, 12 years as a high school principal, as a director for court and community schools with the Ventura County Office of Education, and most recently for 5 years as Assistant Superintendent Educational Services for Oxnard Union High School District
On July 1, 2020 Tom began serving Oxnard Union High School District as Interim Superintendent, where he is grateful to work with an educational community that has a heart for kids and believes in the full potential of ALL students.
Tom believes that each student should know their true capacity and believe in their gifts and abilities. To create an enriching environment for students, schools must create a culture of collaboration, listen attentively to students and families, and understand the experience, knowledge, and culture students bring with them to school.
Tom is humbled by the perseverance and success of our students and families as well as attentive to their powerful stories of hardships overcome. Tom will work to deliver an educational system in Oxnard Union High School District that engages our students in preparation for a high need, high wage career in Ventura County, communicates regularly, and develops the next generation of leadership in our communities.
Together we will see it through!