FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 31, 2017
Tucson, AZ - New administrators join team at Tanque Verde USD
The Tanque Verde Unified School District is pleased to announce the hiring of the following talented administrators for the 2017-18 school year.
Mr. Mario Gastellum has been hired as the new Assistant Principal and Athletic Director at Tanque Verde High School. A native Tucsonan, Mr. Gastellum holds his undergraduate degree from the University of Arizona and an M.Ed from the University of Phoenix. Mr. Gastellum was previously employed in a Tucson area district where he served for 17 years as a teacher and administrator.
Ms. Kimberly Hubbard has
been hired as the new Principal at Tanque Verde Elementary School (TVES), after
serving as an elementary teacher, administrative specialist, and Assistant
Principal there. Originally from Reno, Nevada, Ms. Hubbard has worked in
education at TVES for the past eight years. She holds a Bachelor of Social Work
degree from the University of Nevada, Reno, and an M.Ed in Elementary Education
and Educational Leadership from Northern Arizona University.
Ms. Emma Batty has been
hired as the new Assistant Principal of Tanque Verde Elementary School. Ms.
Batty is a Tucson native who holds a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education
and an M.Ed in Educational Leadership from the University of Arizona. In
addition to her selection to the Rodel Student Teaching program, Ms. Batty has
worked for the past ten years as a teacher and administrative specialist for student
services in two Pima County area districts.
For more information, please contact:
Claire Place, TVUSD Community Liaison
(520) 749-5751 ext. 4104 (O)