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Students meet with Superintendent Hoegerman to give input on issues impacting education

A Desert Knolls Elementary student provides input on how students are connected to school.
Photo: A Desert Knolls Elementary student provides input on how students are connected to school. (Left) Pat Schlosser, Assistant Superintendent of Educational Services, leads a discussion on classroom engagement.

Student representatives from each of Apple Valley Unified School District’s schools assembled at the Educational Support Center this week for the first meeting of the Superintendent’s Advisory Council. The council spent the morning with Superintendent Tom Hoegerman and the Assistant Superintendent of Educational Services, Pat Schlosser, to give input on a broad variety of topics including:

Pat Schlosser, Assistant Superintendent of Educational Services, leads a discussion on classroom engagement.


  • Classroom Engagement

  • Technology in the Classroom

  • School Climate

  • Career Exploration


“We intend for this powerful group of students to be an important voice in the school district in the months to come,” Schlosser said.


The students were each selected by their respective school principal and will continue to meet periodically throughout the year to share and discuss ideas, potential problems, and possible solutions.