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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