Aspiring Administrators

We began the application process for the 2017-18 Aspiring Administrator Academy in March 2017. This will be Cohort 2! All materials are available below. All applicants will be informed of their status by June 1, 2017.

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

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
  • Maria G. Hernandez
  • Marisol Higadera
  • Nathan Horner
  • Josephe Kelleher
  • Melanie Kray
  • Monica Lehpamer
  • Jessica Lloyd
  • Chris Miller
  • Deborah Morris
  • Felipe Rosales
  • Savannah Sturges
  • Elizabeth Wong

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

  • Lora Bumatay
  • Ricardo Cooke
  • Easter Finley
  • Alejandara Inzunza
  • Frank Issa
  • Maria Jaramillo
  • 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.