Parents and students from Don Mensendick and Discovery schools have new principals to meet. The appointments of Michelle Brady as principal at Mensendick and Norma Jauregui at Discovery were approved by the Glendale Elementary School District Governing Board at its meeting tonight.
Brady has spent the last four years as an assistant principal at Challenger Middle School. She has been an educator for 14 years, beginning as a teacher in the Peoria Unified School District. Brady has also served as an instructional coach in the Dysart Unified School District, and is currently an Academic Associate in the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College at Arizona State University. She earned a Bachelor’s degree in management from Arizona State University, and Master’s degrees in curriculum and instruction and administration and supervision from the University of Phoenix.
Jauregui, an educator for 20 years, joins GESD from the Cartwright Elementary School District, where she served as principal at Frank Borman Elementary School since 2011. Prior to that she served four years as principal at Tomahawk Elementary School, and also worked as an assistant principal and teacher. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in elementary education, and Master’s degrees in curriculum and instruction and educational leadership, all from Arizona State University.
Brady and Jauregui will begin their new assignments effective July 1.