Education Services Department Index

The Oceanside Promise

Is our commitment to OUSD families and students that they will graduate college ready and career ready.

Educational Services

Welcome to Educational Services

Educational Services provides leadership in the areas of curriculum development, instructional service, special education, student services, assessing student achievement, and adult education.

These duties include:

  • Coordinating curriculum and staff development
  • Implementing, evaluating, revising and reporting the status of instructional programs (including textbooks and instructional materials)
  • Serving as a liaison to local, state, and federal agencies

Educational Services works collaboratively with teachers, support staff, school and district administrators and the community to promote student learning in support of district goals.  We are committed to increasing the learning capacity of parents, teachers and staff, and school leaders by providing coaching and professional development opportunities. 

Our Core Values

We believe:

  • Purposeful instruction supports all students in accessing grade level content
  • Engagement with rigorous challenges encourages productive struggle and critical thinking
  • Collaboration (life skill) offers support, fresh ideas and coherence
  • Feedback in an environment of trust improves teaching and learning
  • Learning is accelerated when it is meaningful

Priorities for School Year 2015-2016

  • Literacy for All
  • Future Ready/Integrating Technology
  • Advancing math instruction
  • Using Professional Learning Communities (PLC's) as a lever to advance student learning


Kenneth C. "Chris" Hurst Sr., Ed.D.
Associate Superintendent - Educational Services
Tel: 760-966-4003
Fax: 760-721-9714

Executive Assistant:
Shannon Martinez
Tel: 760-966-4008

District Vision

We design and orchestrate experiences that inspire and empower all students.

District Instructional Focus

All students will demonstrate their thinking both verbally and in writing to show understanding of their learning.