Welcome to Lakeside Dr. Sean Joyce! We are thrilled to have you as our Interim Superintendent!

Born and raised in San Bernardino, California, Sean earned his Bachelor’s degree in history and psychology (with a minor in education), and a Master’s degree in curriculum and instructional leadership, from the University of Redlands and his PhD in urban educational leadership from Claremont Graduate University. He was a classroom teacher for 18 years. Sean has been involved directly with teaching students, teachers, and administrators for more than 35 years. He has served for more than 25 years, both as a mentor teacher and a master teacher, working directly with educators as they develop their art of teaching, and their leadership skills. Sean was the Founding Director/Superintendent of the International School at Mesa del Sol, in which he helped build, in 2009, from the ground up.

Sean is the father of two adult children. He and his wife Jamie, currently reside in Aptos with their 7-month-old daughter, Zoe. Avid outdoor enthusiasts, they also love traveling and spending time with family and friends. Now with more than 20 years of site and district level administration experience, Sean is very excited to serve the students, staff, Board of Trustees, and community of Lakeside Joint School District.