TUSD names 11 new principals

2014-04-30T12:15:00Z 2014-06-18T16:04:03Z TUSD names 11 new principalsAlexis Huicochea Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star

Eleven TUSD schools will have new leaders this upcoming school year. 

The Tucson Unified School District Governing Board appointed the new principals Tuesday night. 

  • Jennifer Ambrosio, currently the acting assisting principal at C.E. Rose PreK-8 School, will be the new leader of Bonillas Magnet Elementary School
  • Mary Anderson, principal at Lineweaver Elementary School, was appointed principal of Fruchthendler Elementary School. 
  • Kristjan Laumets, assistant principal of Grijalva Elementary School, was named principal of Wright Elementary School. 
  • Brian Lambert, assistant director of student equity and intervention in TUSD, will make the move to Hollinger K-8 School. 
  • Sandra Thiffault, principal of Van Buskirk Elementary School, will be the new leader of Mary Belle McCorkle Academy of Excellence K-8.
  • Ann Kobritz, a learning supports coordinator at Sewell and Steele elementary schools, was appointed principal of Lawrence Intermediate School. 
  • David Davies, assistant principal of Gridley Middle School, will remain on campus but is moving into the principal's office. 
  • R. David Montano, assistant principal at Rincon High School, was named principal of Secrist Middle School. 
  • Robin Dunbar, principal at Warren Elementary School, will take over at Utterback Magnet Middle School. 
  • Theresa Tenace, principal at Safford K-8 Magnet School, will be the new principal of Mary Meredith K-12 School.
  • Eric Brock, assistant principal of Palo Verde Magnet High School, was appointed principal of his home campus. 

Contact reporter Alexis Huicochea at ahuicochea@azstarnet.com or 573-4175. On Twitter @AlexisHuicochea​

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