Executive Director, Placer County Office of Education
Michael Lombardo is an Executive Director for the Placer County Office of Education. In this position he works throughout California in leadership in early prevention, student wellness, social-emotional support for students, breaking down barriers to education, collaborative strategy development and family/youth involvement. Michael is member of the State Student Attendance Review Board and California Mental Health Advocates for Children and Youth. He has extensive experience in the implementation and scaling up of evidence based practices and currently coordinates the California Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports Coalition (CPC). His diverse professional background includes Managing Deputy Probation Officer, Assistant Director of a Juvenile Detention Facility, Assistant Director of Placer County Children Systems of Care (Child Welfare and Children’s Mental Health Services) and currently a Director at Placer County Office of Education, Educational Services Division. A large part of his current role is to coordinate and collaborate with agency and local partners the integration of Multi-tier System of Supports (MTSS) for social and emotional wellness. Michael is currently guiding the development of PBIS in over 250 schools, several alternative education settings and three Juvenile Institutions.