District

Principal

Brendan Ewald

Principal

Brendan Ewald

Mr. Ewald was the Central Campus school counselor for seven years before becoming Assistant Principal in 2012. He also is in charge of our After-School Program. With a master’s degree in social work from Arizona State University, he has worked with children since the age of 19. Mr. Ewald is married and the proud father of a daughter. In his spare time, he follows the Boston Red Sox baseball team.

Vice Principal

Leslie Chartier

Vice Principal/Child Find Coordinator

Leslie Chartier

Leslie attended the University of Arizona and earned a bachelor’s degree in education. She taught 5th and 3rd grade for six years, four of those at La Paloma Academy Lakeside, before moving to the Central campus. For the last 10 years, she has had the opportunity to spend summers working with developmentally disabled children, which has taught her a lot about patience and understanding. She enjoys spending free time with friends, family, or her awesome dogs!