Joe Sorrera Appointed Assistant Superintendent, Business Services, Dublin Unified School District

Orange, CA – May 31, 2017 – Orange Unified would like to congratulate Assistant Superintendent Claudio “Joe” Sorrera on his appointment as Assistant Superintendent of Business Service in Dublin Unified School District. The appointment was announced last Tuesday at the Dublin Board of Education meeting.

“It is with a sense of gratitude and pride that I look back across my two decades of employment here at OUSD and at the accomplishments, opportunities, challenges, and positive experiences afforded me,” stated Sorrera in an email sent to staff on Friday. “It has been a privilege to serve the Orange Unified students and their respective communities and I wish only the best for all of you.”

Sorrera first joined the District in 1996 as Accounting Supervisor and has spent the past six years as Assistant Superintendent of Business Services and Chief Business Official, managing a budget exceeding $300 million. His last day in Orange Unified will be July 14.

“Joe Sorrera is the consummate business professional.  His leadership skills have helped to solve numerous fiscal challenges over the last two decades, putting the District in a great position for his successor,” said Superintendent of Schools Michael L. Christensen. “I wish Joe the best of luck at Dublin USD.  Their gain is our loss.”

Dublin Unified was established in 1988 and serves approximately 10,000 students in the San Francisco Bay Area.

The Orange Unified School District community wishes Sorrera great success in his new role and future endeavors as a respected educational leader.


The Orange Unified School District educates approximately 26,000 PreK-12th grade students in the Cities of Orange, Villa Park, Anaheim, Garden Grove, Santa Ana, and unincorporated county areas.  In partnership with our community, we provide a safe, equitable, and innovative culture of learning for each scholar to have a competitive EDGE as a leader.