BCSD Welcomes Interim Chief, D. Kent Ashworth

D. Kent Ashworth has been appointed as the interim superintendent for BCSD as the Board of Trustees moves forward with their search for a permanent hire. His appointment comes after Dr. Rob Arias, Superintendent, resigned at the September 22, 2015 Board meeting. Ashworth returns to the District as interim after having previously served in this role throughout the 2012-13 school year. We welcome his experience and leadership during the transition.


D. Kent Ashworth

Nondiscrimination Policy

Bakersfield City School District programs, activities, and practices shall be free from unlawful discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived characteristics of race or ethnicity, color, ancestry, nationality, national origin, ethnic group identifications, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, or genetic information or any other characteristic identified in Education Code 200 or 220, Penal code 422.55, or Government Code 11135, or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. If you believe you have been subjected to discrimination, harassment, intimidation, or bullying, you should immediately contact the school site principal and/or the District’s Human Resource Administrator, at 661-631-4663, or at 1300 Baker Street, Bakersfield, California 93305. A copy of BCSD’s Uniform Complaint Procedures and Non-Discrimination policies are available by clicking here and/or upon request.