APS Names Principals at a Mid-School, Four Elementary Schools
July 3, 2012
The Albuquerque Public Schools has named new principals at four elementary schools and a middle school in the district for the 2012-13 school year.
Rosalind Deasy, who had been an assistant principal at Madison Middle School, will be the principal at Eisenhower Middle School next school year.
Deasy, who has been at Madison for the past year, had also served as an assistant principal at LBJ Middle School for 13 years. She started her career in APS as a special education teacher at Harrison Middle School and holds a master’s degree in educational administration from the University of New Mexico.
Sam Candelaria, who served as principal at Adobe Acres Elementary from 2006 to 2011, will be the new principal at Barcelona Elementary. He replaces Rose White, who took a position as principal at Armijo Elementary.
Phyllis Muhovich, who comes to APS from the Carlsbad Municipal Schools, will be the new principal at Helen Cordero Primary School. Muhovich was a literacy coach and Title I intervention teacher in Carlsbad and replaces Ellen Griffths, who retired from Helen Cordero.
Kathryn Shull, who was an instructional manager in the APS Special Education Department overseeing the Child Find program, will be the new principal at Georgia O’Keeffe Elementary. Shull replaces Lucinda Sanchez, who has taken a position in the APS Special Education Department next year.
Kathy Gall, who was an assistant principal at Marie Hughes Elementary, will be the new principal at Gov. Bent. She replaces Jill Vice, who took a position as principal at John Baker Elementary.
“We welcome these new administrators to their school communities for the 2012-13 school year,” said APS Superintendent Winston Brooks.