Curriculum & Instruction Department

Director of Elementary Education

Phone: 925-960-2946


Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor of Arts Education University of Glasgow, Scotland Primary School Teaching Credential, Scotland Multiple Subject Teaching Credential, California Master of Science, Educational Leadership California State University, East Bay Administrative Services Credential

Chris Connor

Chris Connor brings positive energy and a passion for making a difference for all students to the role of Director of Elementary Education. Chris loves to connect with others and facilitate healthy cultures where colleagues and students have opportunities to thrive and learn. Over the past 17 years in K-6 Education, Chris has served as a Teacher, an Instructional Coach, a Vice Principal and Principal. He is thrilled to be part of the LVJUSD Team and looks forward to developing partnerships with students, parents and staff.

Chris and his wife have two children and live in Livermore. In his free time, he enjoys traveling, reading,  spending time with family and friends and exercising.

Director of Secondary Education

Phone: 925-960-2947


Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor of Arts Human Movement Studies San Francisco State University Single Subject Teaching Credential Physical Education San Francisco State University Master of Sciences and Administrative Credential Program, Educational Leadership California State University, East Bay Principal Fellow Program Stanford University

Jason Krolikowski

Jason Krolikowski brings over 26 years of experience in education to his position as the LVJUSD Director of Secondary Education. He has served as a Physical Education and Leadership teacher, football coach and athletic director, and most recently as a high school vice principal and principal. In his leadership roles, Mr. Krolikowski has broad experience in leading curricular and cultural changes at school sites while focusing on historically underserved students.

Mr. Krolikowski has two teenagers. In his free time, he enjoys attending athletic events, traveling, spending time with family and friends, and golfing.

Director of Assessment & Accountability

Phone: 925-606-3202


Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor of Science & Teaching Credential San Diego State University Master Degree in Educational Leadership Brandman University

Tracie Christmas

Tracie Christmas is the Director of Assessment and Accountability and brings over 16 years of experience in public education. She has taught 6th and 7th grade core, 8th grade English, ELD Support Class, AVID Elective Teacher, Middle School Vice Principal and Elementary Principal. Tracie is passionate about equity in education, creating engaging and rigorous classrooms for all students. Closing the opportunity gap for our students educationally opens the door for a brighter future full of possibilities. 

Ms. Christmas has three adult children and enjoys hiking, horseback riding and the outdoors with friends and family at every opportunity.



Degrees and Certifications:

  • Coordinator of Equity and Early Literacy

    Shari Johnston                                                      
    Shari Johnston                                   

    Coordinator of English Language Development

    Carla Estrada-Hidalgo
    Carla Estrada-Hidalgo

Curriculum & Instruction Staff

  • American Indian Center
  • Coordinator of English Language Development
  • Coordinator of Equity and Early Learning
  • Curriculum
  • Curriculum & Special Projects
  • Director of Assessment & Accountability
  • Director of Elementary Education
  • Director of Secondary Education
  • Executive Assistant
  • Immigrant & Migrant Ed Program Counselor
  • Math Coach
  • Migrant Education
  • MTSS Coach
  • Senior Program Assistant
  • Teacher on Special Assignment
  • TVTIP Coach
  • UNITE Team
  • UNITE Team, Teacher on Special Assignment
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