GUHSD New Teacher Dinner

GUHSD Governing Board Welcomes 63 New Teachers
Posted on 07/17/2019
New Apollo High School TeachersJuly 2019 – Glendale Union High School District recently held its annual New Teacher Dinner that proudly welcomed 63 new teachers who will contribute to the GUHSD Excellence. 

The GUHSD Governing Board hosted the dinner on Tuesday, July 16 at Thunderbird High School. The gathering provided the opportunity for the Governing Board to meet each one of the new teachers and learn more about their education and experience. 

Governing Board President Patty Kennedy Speaking at New Teacher Dinner GUHSD Superintendent Brian Capistran Speaking at New Teacher Dinner












The teachers were also able to socialize and build connections with their new co-workers. 

Teachers Socializing at New Teacher Dinner 1 Teachers Socializing at New Teacher Dinner 2












Teachers Socializing at New Teacher Dinner 3 Teachers Socializing at New Teacher Dinner 4












Of the 63 new teachers hired, 22 are first-year teachers, 16 are GUHSD graduates and nine have completed their student teaching within the district. In addition, three of the educators started their roles within GUHSD as instructional assistants and became teachers through the district’s support staff professional growth program. 

The district welcomes all of our wonderful new teachers to the GUHSD Family! 

Excellence: Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow #GUHSDExcellence #WeAreGUHSD 

New Apollo Teachers Pose with Apollo Principal Brooke Parsons











Apollo High School

New Cortez Teachers with Cortez Principal Walt Sampson












Cortez High School 

New Glendale Teachers with Glendale Principal Justin Tarver












Glendale High School

New Greenway Teachers with Greenway Principal Ed Barnes












Greenway High School

New Independence Teachers with Independence Principal Rob Ambrose












Independence High School

New Moon Valley Teachers with Moon Valley Principal Anat Salyer












Moon Valley High School

New Sunnyslope Teachers with Sunnyslope Principal Jonathan Parker












Sunnyslope High School

New Thunderbird Teachers with Thunderbird Principal Jeannie Paparella












Thunderbird High School 

New Washington Teachers with Washington Principal Ashley Burns












Washington High School

New Online Learning Academy Teachers with Online Learning Academy Principal Steve Ducey












Online Learning Academy 

Northern Academy












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