December 1, 2022


The Education People

New principals named for Newport-Mesa’s Whittier Elementary, Cloud Campus

New faces will acquire the guide at Newport-Mesa’s Cloud Campus and Whittier Elementary this slide.

The Newport-Mesa Unified College District a short while ago declared that Randy Lempert will action into the sneakers of previous Whitter Elementary College Principal Santa Gabriela Acuña though Racquel Stephens will choose on the mantle of Cloud Campus principal from Michael Sciacca, who was lately appointed director of teaching and mastering for the district’s secondary universities.

Equally new principals occur from outside the house of the district, with Lempert from the Ocean Look at Faculty District in Huntington Seashore and Stephens from the Irvine Unified College District.

Most not long ago, Lempert was the principal of Spring Watch Center School, the place he led the GATE and AVID systems, expanded electives and developed social-psychological classes to address the requirements of pupils. Lempert has about 10 several years of expertise as a web-site administrator, with at least 6 of those people as a principal.

“Mr. Lempert’s solid leadership competencies and means to foster collaborative partnerships while sustaining high anticipations and college student outcomes, will no doubt serve the Whittier community effectively,” explained assistant superintendent of elementary instruction John Drake in a statement saying Lempert’s appointment.

Lempert acquired his master’s in instructional leadership from Concordia University and his bachelor’s in elementary schooling from Concordia University. He commenced his occupation in education as an elementary school trainer teaching learners English overseas.

Stephens was, right until a short while ago, the district coordinator of on the net discovering for kindergarten by way of 12th quality at the Irvine Unified College District. Stephens was a curriculum chief for secondary content material locations for IUSD Digital Academy, which served more than 13,000 elementary and secondary college students and 500 teachers.

Stephens commenced her vocation as a 3rd-grade instructor in arithmetic but has held unique positions in elementary, high college and bigger instruction. She been given her doctorate in educational management from Cal Condition Fullerton. Her master’s in educational management and bachelor’s in company administration were from Cal Poly Pomona, and Stephens maintain numerous credentials.

“Her wealth of knowledge, diverse practical experience and leadership in virtual instruction make Dr. Stephens’ a ideal fit to guide our virtual faculty, Cloud Campus,” said Kerrie Torres, assistant superintendent of secondary education, in a statement.

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