Meet the Associate Principal - Brian Paradis
Brian Paradis is in his twelfth year in the Marana Unified School District. Brian was a proud member of the Marana High School community for seven years, serving for six years as the Theatre Arts Teacher and one as the Dean of Students. This is Mr. Paradis' fifth year at Tortolita Middle School, where he serves as an Associate Principal and the Athletic Director.
Brian is originally from Stoneham, Massachusetts, and moved to Scottsdale the summer before 4th grade, eventually graduating from Horizon High School in 2002. Brian graduated with a Bachelor's of Fine Arts in Theatre Education from the University of Arizona in May of 2006 and started teaching Theatre at Marana High School later that year. Mr. Paradis went back to school to earn his Master's in Educational Leadership in 2009 and graduated in the winter of 2010 from Northern Arizona University.
In Mr. Paradis' spare time he enjoys spending time with his wife and dogs, running, and playing the guitar and drums. Mr. Paradis also participates in local theatre when he can, appearing in Sweeney Todd, at the Temple of Music and Art and several plays at The Great American Playhouse and Gaslight Music Hall.