Meet the Associate Principal - Matt Uden
Mr. Uden serves as the Associate Principal at both Rattlesnake Ridge and Coyote Trail Elementary schools. Prior to becoming an Assistant Principal in the Marana Unified School District he spent 5 years teaching Special Education in Flowing Wells and 3 years as Special Education Facilitator in Amphitheater.
Mr. Uden is passionate about service to others and enjoys time with students by helping them discover and reach their true potential. In addition to service with students, Mr. Uden thrives on collaborating with staff, working in professional learning communities, assisting with professional development, and building the capacity of teachers in day-to-day activities.
Mr. Uden lives with his wife, Natalie, of 5 years and 2 dogs, Sonny and Butters, in Marana. He grew up in Parker, AZ where both of his parents were educators before retiring and moving to Tucson. Mr. Uden attended the University of Arizona for his undergraduate and master's coursework. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Cross-categorical Education in 2008 and a Masters in Educational Leadership and a Principal Certificate in 2012. Mr. Uden enjoys traveling, spending time with his dogs, coaching wrestling, and binge-watching TV shows with his wife.