Brock Falkenberg


Brock Falkenberg has over 29 years of experience in education. He has served as a teacher, coach, athletic director, assistant principal, principal, director of county wide programs and is currently serving as the Lake County Superintendent of Schools.  

Brock’s exemplary leadership abilities have been recognized throughout his career. He has been recognized as a “Teacher of the Year” and “High School Principal of the Year” in Sonoma County and as “Administrator of the Year” in Lake County.  Brock has been directly responsible for oversight of Student Programs including Career and College Readiness, Preschool Programs, After School Programs, and Alternative Education Programs.  In addition, he has overseen administrative functions including personnel, operations, legal compliance, and facility/fleet maintenance.  

Brock has extensive experience working with expelled and adjudicated youth.  As a Principal of a large continuation high school, Brock and his staff were able to double the graduation rate within 3 years.  As the school averaged 110 students on probation at any given time, Brock worked closely with local police and probation to support their educational needs and provide them a pathway other than one that lead to crime.  The school was recognized by the California Department of Education as a Model Continuation High School.  Brock has also overseen Court Schools that function within juvenile hall and Community Schools that educate students on probation and expelled from school districts.

Brock has served as the Lake County Superintendent of Schools since for the last 8 years. He leads initiatives to provide preschool opportunities for all, human trafficking awareness with an emphasis on children, increasing graduation rates, increasing support for our most at-risk children, and expanding the pool of highly qualified educators. 

Brock sits on the boards of the Fiscal Crisis Management Assistance Team, a state wide organization that supports school districts that are facing financial collapse, and the California School Based Health Alliance,

As a U. S. Army veteran, with over 21 years of service, Brock has received extensive leadership training and opportunity.  He exhibits a lead from the front attitude and works diligently to support the needs of all children and adults needing to further their education.  

Brock and his wife have been married for 26 years. They have lived in Lake County for the last 25 years.  Together they have 3 sons who all graduated from Lake County public schools. Cord and Nate are serving in the Air Force.  His youngest son, Bron, is attending Butte College, completing a Welding Certification Program.