Janet Dovidio: Rowland names new administrators
Highlander July 19, 2007
Robert James Arias is the new Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources. He replaces Donna Patrick, who retired after 13 years of service.
Arias comes from West Covina Unified, where he was Assistant Superintendent of Personnel Services. He also previously served in various positions at South Pasadena Unified, Charter Oak Unified and Hacienda La Puente Unified.
Arias earned a doctorate in educational leadership from USC and master's degree in Educational Administration from Cal State Los Angeles.
Patricia Cuesta will be the new principal of
Cuesta has more than 20 years of teaching experience and joins us from West Covina Unified. She earned a doctorate in organizational leadership from the
Christine Ericson is the new Assistant Superintendent of Secondary Schools. She replaces Anthony Santorufo who retired after 34 years of service to the district.Ericson has led the district's K-12 curricular programs since 1989. She began her career as a first grade teacher at Northam Elementary. Ericson earned her degree in education management from the