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Celebrating MUSD’s Assistant and Associate Principals

heart It is National Assistant Principals Week, and we have some of most amazing ones at Marana Unified School District! Every year we are appreciative of our Assistant Principals, but this year they have gone above and beyond. Our APs have done everything in their power to assist school communities with learning model transitions from remote to hybrid and now mostly in-person instruction. They have been mitigation masters, supervising and subbing when needed as well as handling critical logistics - coordinating remote learning supply pick-up, running sanitizer and disinfectant to classrooms and having mask management conversations. They embrace a strong ‘whatever it takes’ mentality and it shows in their actions and commitment to our students.

Thank you to our Assistant and Associate Principals!


Butterfield Elementary School
Sydnee Friedman

Coyote Trail Elementary School
Abby Saldivar

DeGrazia Elementary School
David Dooley

Dove Mountain CSTEM School
Phil Tilicki

Estes Elementary School
Tracey Klell

Gladden Farms Elementary School
Olivia Noriega

Ironwood Elementary School
John Hudecek

Marana High School
John Deeb
Michael Hernandez
Shelah Narcaroti
Cristal Pesina
Benjamin Rorem

Marana Middle School
Sarah Whaley
Eddy Walker
Christina Barr

Mountain View High School
Robin Meece
Nathan Orelup
Matt Tidwell
Delia McCraley

Picture Rocks Elementary
Vanessa Scafede

Quail Run Elementary School
Michael Bauschka

Rattlesnake Ridge Elementary School
Matt Uden

Roadrunner Elementary School
Denese Chism

Tortolita Middle School
David Romero
Jessica Villareal

Twin Peaks K-8 School
Gary Landis