Superintendent Announces New Principal Assignments
Las Cruces Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Greg Ewing has announced 12 new school principal assignments and nine new assistant principal assignments for the 2017-18 school year.
“We have a new cadre of exceptional instructional leaders,” Ewing said. “This infusion of enthusiasm, talent and educational experience will make a huge impact on our district.”
The new principals come from a variety of backgrounds. Ewing said some are current principals who have moved to a different school, some were assistant principals who have moved up, and some are new to Las Cruces.
The new principals and their schools are as follows:
Booker T. Washington Elementary, Monica Marquez;
Central Elementary, Michael Chaires;
Columbia Elementary, Michelle Valdez;
Conlee Elementary, Sonia Campo;
Fairacres Elementary, Gail Estrada;
Highland Elementary, Joan Howard;
Hillrise Elementary, Karen Hite;
Jornada Elementary, Vangie Barela;
MacArthur Elementary, Yuri Castillo;
Valley View Elementary, Eloisa Solis;
White Sands School, Juile Maestas;
Zia Middle School, Joel Aguilar Villanueva.
For more information, contact: LCPS Communications Coordinator Paul Dahlgren, firstname.lastname@example.org, (575) 527-5808.