Welcome to Office of Student Services Departments
Our Vision:The Office of Student Services believes students should learn and work together in an inclusive community where individual differences are valued and all students achieve their highest potential through equitable practice, wrap around support, social emotional development, and academic rigor.Our Mission:The Office of Student Services builds strong relationships with students, families, colleagues, and community partners with a focus on transition planning, college readiness skills, and graduation. This is achieved through ongoing communication with all stakeholders, providing resources for a continuum of opportunities for students, and ensuring students have resiliency and a strong voice through advocacy to achieve their highest potential.As part of the Office Student Services, our departments are comprised of schools and programs within the district designed to support students, families, and schools. Under the leadership of Chief Student Services Officer, Dr. Byron Green and Executive Directors, Michael Doering and Victor Sherbondy, we are committed to providing structures and supports so that all students can graduate career and college ready.Executive Director
Focuses on engagement, interventions, educational options, and access for students and families.
Michael Doering came to Washoe County School District in 2006 from Clark County School District, where he worked for fifteen years. While in Las Vegas, he earned two Masters of Education degrees at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas in Educational Leadership and Counseling and Educational Psychology. He did his undergraduate studies in his home state of Iowa, where he obtained a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the University of Iowa in Studio Art. Mr. Doering is committed to supporting students, families, and schools to ensure that all students in WCSD graduate college and career ready. He enjoys spending time with his family and his interest include cooking, outdoor activities, art, and music.Schools:North Star On Line SchoolRiSE Academy for Adult AchievementWashoe Inspire AcademyDepartments / Programs:CounselingFamily-School PartnershipsAthletics, & Activites,Behavior ProgramsExtended StudiesJROTC
Focuses on providing students and families with wrap-around supports and early childhood education.
Victor Sherbondy grew up in Minden/Gardnerville NV where he went to Douglas High School. From there he attended the University of Nevada, Reno for both his BS in Education and later his Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership. Mr. Sherbondy has worked in Washoe County School District for the past 22 years as a social studies/AP History teacher, basketball and golf coach, implementation specialist, college and career coordinator, dean of students, assistant principal and principal. Mr. Sherbondy loves helping students (pre-k to adult) find their passion and reach their goals. Mr. Sherbondy is also committed to supporting all WSCD schools, programs and department to ensure WCSD is a natural partner in the Washoe community. He enjoys spending time with his family (wife, son, daughter and mom) and his interests include fishing, playing golf, landscaping, interior remolding projects, Real Estate and traveling around the country.
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