Hello Pinto Nation,
I am excited to continue my career as an assistant principal here at California Elementary. I look forward to the possibilities a principal has for influencing the lives of their students and staff. I know that school climate can impact student achievement and I want to create a family atmosphere, focused on doing what is best for kids. I am passionate about being a positive role model for students. I am married and have two daughters that are also Pintos. Teaching is my second career field. I started my career as a construction worker. I worked for the Road District for Newton County, did underground utility work, and worked as a self-employed handy man for several years. I felt a calling to return to college and become a teacher. I taught Second grade for 6 years at East Newton School district in Granby, MO. I look forward to another great year here at California Elementary. If you have any questions or concerns please contact me at the school anytime.