Trustee Area 4
Mr. Russ Shuppert is currently a Social Studies teacher and the Testing and Truancy Coordinator at East Bakersfield High School. He has two decades of experience in education, beginning as a substitute teacher and then classroom teacher at several districts throughout California, until he joined the Kern High School District, where he has taught since 2009. Mr. Shuppert has also taught adult school classes at Bakersfield Adult School and court ordered classes at Lerdo Detention Center in the past. He has administrative experience as well, as an Assistant Dean and Activities Director, as well as serving on several administrative committees.
Mr. Shuppert is a native of East Bakersfield, having attended school at Edison, Arvin and Kern High School Districts and is an active member in the community. He received a Bachelor of Arts in Social Science and Teaching Credential from California State University, Chico and received his Administrative Credential in May, 2011.
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.