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School Administration

Steven Kaufman, Principal

Steven Kaufman has worked in the San Carlos School District for more than 22 years. During this time he has worked in various roles at four of the schools in the district. This includes his years teaching, and working as a site principal and assistant principal. In the year 2000 he worked with a team to re-open Tierra Linda as a 5-8 school. TL had been closed for close to 20 years prior to this. He returned to TL in the fall of 2016 after spending close to 10 years working at Arundel and Central Middle School as principal at these sites.

Bakul Soman, Assistant Principal
Bakul Soman has worked in the San Carlos School district for the past 10 years.  Prior to coming to SCSD, Bakul worked in the Tech industry for many years. Over the past 10 years, she has worked at Brittan Acres, Central Middle School, and Heather Elementary School.  Both her children attended Tierra Linda.