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Luke's Principal Garcia named Rodel Exemplary Principal
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE2/28/2017
Luke's Principal Garcia named Rodel Exemplary Principal
DYSART SCHOOLS - Luke Elementary School Principal Amalia Garcia has been named a Rodel Exemplary Principal.  Mrs. Garcia is one of eight principals selected in Arizona for the prestigious award and are nominated by school district superintendents and reviewed by Rodel’s selection committee.

Mrs. Garcia is renowned for her deep commitment to instilling leadership at Luke Elementary and throughout the community.  Her and her team have worked to make Luke Elementary a “Leader in Me” campus that builds off of the foundational skills instilled in Stephen Covey’s 7 Habits of Highly Effective People.
 Supporting student leadership is foundational throughout the school as students effectively plan assemblies, manage a student story, and create programs that will serve others.

“We are extremely proud of Principal Garcia,” stated Dysart Superintendent Gail Pletnick.  “She does a wonderful job bringing the Luke Jet and Dysart community together to advance opportunities for our students.”

Principal Garcia is a product of the Dysart Unified School District, graduating from Dysart High School and is passionate about the success of students and the partnerships that fuel their educational journey.

As a Rodel Exemplary Principal, Garcia will mentor Aspiring Principals over a two-year period and participate in seminars that help them develop the strategies and tactics needed to lead an effective school in Arizona.