Start-of-Year Virtual Learning
In order to best support students and families, we have created an Information Technology resource site: Visit the new PV Assist website.
Palomino Primary owes its success to the visionary leadership of a team of professionals who are dedicated to nurturing student success, supporting families, and building community. The Palomino Primary leadership is empowered and equipped by the Paradise Valley Unified School District to bring the latest in technology and instructional innovations into the classroom to meet the needs of their community. The leadership at Palomino care about their kids. That caring is demonstrated every day in practical ways as they ensure that the real needs of their population are being met.
The members of this team guide key decisions regarding programming and and resources. Members include: Kristol Ferro, teacher; Lissa Davis, teacher and Sr. Building Rep; Mary Gilmore, teacher; Margarita Sagemehl, teacher; Donna Loughney, teacher; Natalie Weiss, teacher; Melissa Sarnowski, teacher and Jr. Building Rep; Aimee Gerkin, teacher; Bryan Cunningham, Assistant Principal / TOA; and Steve Lee, principal.
The Title I program at Palomino provides remediation and enrichment to all students through strategic data-driven initiatives. Members of the committee include: Steven Lee, principal; Gena Martinello, reading specialist; Alyssa Ferrara, reading specialist; Julie Barncastle, reading specialist; Aimee Gerkin, reading specialist; and Ashley Ohling-Scott, Instructional Coach.
Vital to the success of Palomino leadership is the support they receive from their outstanding administrative staff under the leadership of Elizabeth Bailon, administrative assistant, Renee Rodarte, and Jacqueline Hernandez - Murillo, records secretary.
Our teachers bring a depth of knowledge and understanding of child development and educational practices that drives their instruction. They are committed to their students and to the educational process.
At Palomino Primary, our staff is committed...