Dr. Deanna Keuilian

Phone: 760-883-2703 option 2, then option 1, then option 4

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Dr. Deanna Keuilian

Currently the Director of College and Career in Palm Springs Unified School District, Dr. Keuilian has been in education for almost 20 years.  During this time, she has served as a special education teacher in two different districts, coached softball and girls basketball, was a project facilitator, and district administrator.  Through her diverse professional background, Dr. Keuilian has aquired experience implementing programs and curriculum, organizing and leading professional development, writing and managing grants, as well as developing and writing curriculum.  She believes this work can only happen through collaboration, working synchronously with district and site administrators, teachers, students, and parents.

Dr. Keuilian’s educational background includes holding a bachelor’s degree in Social Science from Washington State University, a Masters in Special Education from National University, a Masters in Educational Administration from California State University, East Bay, and a Doctorate in Organizational Leadership from the University of Laverne. 

Outside of work, she is involved with participating on WASC accreditation teams and State Superintendent Tony Thurmond’s transition work groups, which addresses issues in education.  Additionally, she has two children. Her son attends Clemson University and her daughter attends UCLA.   


Mr. Erik Mickelson

Phone: 760-221-1942

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Mr. Erik Mickelson

I am the Linked Learning District Pathway Coach and Advanced Learner Specialist. As a Teacher on Special Assignment for PSUSD since 2006, I provide K-12 teachers with academic coaching support in gifted education strategies (GATE), AVID strategies, and integrated Project Based Learning with Academy and Pathway teams. Other responsibilities include GATE professional development trainer and testing coordinator, support provider for secondary social science teachers, and Common Core Implementation coach.

Beyond PSUSD, I am an adjunct professor for UC Riverside and a trainer and consultant for J Taylor Education.


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Ms. Regina Calderon

Phone: 760-883-2703 option 2 then option 1, then option 4

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Ms. Regina Calderon

I am the Administrative Secretary for Linked Learning. I provide administrative support for the academies, the Cosmetology program, Career Technical Education (CTE) and AVID.

My previous administrative experience was as an Executive Secretary for Assemblyman Paul Cook.