Central Union School District


Welcome to the Curriculum Department of Central Union School District. The responsibility of this department is to oversee Curriculum & Instruction and Projects for the entire school district.

Assistant Superintendent of Educational Services
Elizabethe Williams-Lozano

Mrs. LozanoMrs. Lozano became part of the Central School District in 1988 as a fourth grade teacher. Since then she has served as a site principal as well as Coordinator of Curriculum and Instruction. Elizabethe has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Education and a Masters in Supervision and Administration. As Director of Curriculum and Instruction, she analyzes data, builds teams for developing constructive plans, and guides the overall academic direction of the district.

She is a strong advocate for children and believes in educating the whole child. In addition, to her focus on academic growth, Mrs. Lozano is also deeply connected with the overall development of the child. Mrs. Lozano, who possesses a theater arts background, has been instrumental in guiding and directing these programs to offer the opportunity for children to express their creative side.

Elizabethe has been honored in Who’s Who Among Administrators and was awarded the 2006 Kings County and Region XI ACSA Principal of the Year.

When not serving the Central Union Community, Elizabethe is found with her husband Sal and their three children.

Coordinator of Curriculum & Instruction
John Raven


Mr. Raven joined the Central School District team in 2018. He has a varied experience that serves him well in his current position as Coordinator of Curriculum & Instruction and Student Services.

Mr. Raven taught 4/5th grades for nine years and was the 2003 Kings County Teacher of the Year. He served as a middle school assistant principal for two years and an elementary school principal for 10 years. During his time as principal he was a finalist for the Kings County Administrator of the Year in 2008 and 2016. He was also honored as the ACSA Region XI Elementary School Principal of the Year in 2015 and the ACSA Region XI Special Education Administrator of the year in 2017

He believes that all children can succeed and achieve their potential. Mr. Raven is focused on ensuring that all students and families in our district will have the best educational experience possible.

Coordinator of Curriculum & Instruction
Cindee Rael

Mrs. RaelMrs. Rael joined the Central School District team in 1993 as an eighth grade science teacher. She brought with her teaching experience in 6th grade, developmental kindergarten and on the college level. While in CUSD, she has also served as a first grade teacher and site assistant principal. Mrs. Rael has been on staff on 3 of the 4 campuses in the district.

Cindee has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Liberal Arts, a Masters Elementary Education, and her Educational Specialists Degree in Curriculum and Instruction.

As Coordinator of Curriculum and Instruction, she is involved in assessment, analyzing data, monitoring programs, and plans.

Mrs. Rael has worked extensively with at-risk students throughout her career. She is committed to all students achieving their full potential. She believes this is possible when academic standards are set high, quality staff provide a supportive learning environment, and parents and community provide strong support. Her desire is to assist students, parents and staff in working together for student success.

Julie Lorenz
DRC Secretary

Barbara Williams
DRC Secretary

Christina Munoz
District Clerk

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