New principals announced for Paso Robles, Lompoc schools

Posted at 11:00 AM, Mar 27, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-27 15:23:46-04

School districts across the Central Coast are appointing new principals.

Georgia Brown Elementary School, Paso Robles

The Paso Robles Joint Unified School District appointed Celia Moses as the new principal for Georgia Brown Elementary School, which is a dual immersion school.

The school district says Moses has been involved in bilingual education since 1992 when she started teaching.

We are proud to announce Celia Moses as our new principal of our dual immersion school: Georgia Brown Elementary School….

Posted by Paso Robles Schools on Wednesday, March 27, 2019

She’s been teaching in Paso Robles since 2004, at Georgia Brown Elementary and Flamson Middle School, and has been involved with the dual immersion program for 12 years.

The school district says Moses has been recognized as teacher of the year at both schools.

Crestview Elementary School, Lompoc

The Lompoc Unified School District has selected Christine Nagel as the new principal of Crestview Elementary.

Nagel is currently the interim principal at Crestview Elementary.

She starts her role as principal in the 2019-2020 school year.

“Ms. Nagel has a passion for students and works hard to make sure our students have the best experience at school,” Lompoc Unified School District Superintendent Trevor McDonald. “She also knows how important LUSD families are and works to include them in the educational process.”

The school district says Nagel was previously the assistant principal of Vandenberg Middle School and Academic Dean of Buena Vista, Crestview, Miguelito, and Hapgood Elementary Schools.

Clarence Ruth Elementary, Lompoc

The Lompoc Unified School District has also selected Joseph Ledoux as the principal for Clarence Ruth Elementary for the 2019-2020 school year.

Ledoux has worked at secondary and elementary schools. The school district says he was an elementary classroom teacher for 10 years and has more than 10 years of administrative experience.

“Dr. Ledoux has a passion for helping all students receive a quality education,” McDonlad said. “That, coupled with his experience and enthusiasm, will help Clarence Ruth to continue to grow and meet the needs of all students.”

Ledoux will be relocating to Lompoc over the summer with his family.