Press Release: New JGHS/SEA Administrators

(Press Release courtesy Dr. Michael Gotto-NLMUSD)

Dear NLM Family,

At the Board of Education Meeting held this evening, the Board of Education appointed the following individuals to their respective roles:

Dr. Jennifer Padilla

Principal, John Glenn High School/Southeast Academy

Jennifer Padilla, Ed.D. began her educational career in 2001 serving as an English Teacher. Since that time, she has served in roles as Dean of Students, Secondary; Assistant Principal, High School; Assistant Principal, Curriculum & Instruction; Summer School Principal; Interim Principal, High School; and Principal, Middle School. She is well-experienced in designing and facilitating professional development for staff, supporting Professional Learning Communities (PLCs), incorporating rigorous instruction and assessments, implementing Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS), and developing tiered systems of academic and social-emotional supports. In addition, she has vast experience in student discipline, master schedules, and certificated and classified evaluations.

Mr. Orlando Beltran

Assistant Principal, John Glenn High School/Southeast Academy

Orlando Beltran began his educational career in 2010 serving as an English teacher. Since that time, he has served in roles as Teacher on Special Assignment (TOSA), High School Guidance/School Counselor, and Assistant Principal, High School. He is well-experienced in professional development planning, pupil services, counseling, community and student engagement, response to interventions, student enrichment activities, athletics, and implementation of schoolwide initiatives.

Congratulations, Dr. Padilla and Mr. Beltran!