Aspiring Administrators

Cohort 3 of the Aspiring Administrator Academy begins in July 2018!

  • Cohort 3 participants have been informed of their acceptance and now know who their AP Mentor will be.

See our informational and application resources below (you need to be signed in to your Sweetwater Google account to access these documents):

The 2017-18 Cohort #2 of the Aspiring Administrator Academy:

  • Melanie Brown
  • Raul Campos
  • Shannon Chamberlin (Hired as AP for ELM, July 2018)
  • Daniel Crook
  • Andrea Currier
  • Jay Fabunan
  • Charissa Fairly
  • Alfredo Farias
  • Guillermo Flores
  • Mario Frias
  • Martha Garza (Hired as AP-Student Activities for SYH, July 2018)
  • Ray Jensen
  • Virginia Mendoza
  • Brenda Murguia
  • Araceli Perez-Picone
  • Mirka Sanchez
  • Monica Sigarroa-Sanchez

The Assistant Principals who served as mentors to Cohort #2:

  • Ruben Baeza
  • Lora Bumatay
  • Easter Finley
  • Alejandra Inzunza  (Hired as Principal at MOM, July 2018)
  • Frank Issa (Hired as Director of Risk Management, February 2018)
  • Jason Josafat
  • Dan Kracha
  • Teresa Kramer (Hired as Principal at BVM, January 2018)
  • Joe Lara
  • Sergio Quintero

The SUHSD Aspiring Administrators Academy (AAA) began in 2016-17 with Cohort 1. There were 16 teacher leaders paired with 8 Assistant Principal Mentors for the duration of the 2016-17 Academy. The AP Mentors facilitated learning opportunities for our aspiring leaders to experience as much AP-like work as possible throughout the year. All AAA resources are available in our Canvas course.

The 2016-17 Cohort #1 of the Aspiring Administrator Academy:

  • Heather Bolles
  • Kristina Fox
  • Michelle Godfrey
  • Anna Gutierrez (Hired as an AP at HTH, July 2017)
  • Maria G. Hernandez
  • Marisol Higadera  (Hired as AP for CPH, July 2018)
  • Nathan Horner (Hired as AP at HTH, July 2018)
  • Josephe Kelleher
  • Melanie Kray (Hired as an AP at ORH, July 2017)
  • Monica Lehpamer
  • Jessica Lloyd (Hired as an AP in Grossmont, July 2017)
  • Chris Miller (Hired as an AP at MVH, July 2017)
  • Deborah Morris
  • Felipe Rosales
  • Savannah Sturges  (Hired as AP for MVH, July 2018)
  • Elizabeth Wong (Hired as an AP at MOM, July 2017)

The Assistant Principals who served as mentors to Cohort #1:

  • Lora Bumatay
  • Ricardo Cooke (Hired as Principal at ELM, July 2017)
  • Easter Finley
  • Alejandara Inzunza
  • Frank Issa
  • Maria Jaramillo (Hired as Principal at MVA, July 2017)
  • Hector Ornelas
  • Monica Raczkowski


If you are interested in becoming an administrator, but don’t yet have an Admin Credential, we encourage you to research the local options available to you.