Through four rounds of a rigorous principal selection process that included Griffith’s families, teachers, support staff, and administration, we are pleased to inform you that Mr. Richard Holmes will be the new Principal at Griffith Elementary.
Richard Holmes received his Masters of Educational Administration from Grand Canyon University, Masters of Curriculum and Instruction from University of Phoenix, and Bachelors in Elementary Education from Arizona State University. Richard has administration experience in both Isaac and Alhambra School Districts. He was also an Instructional Coach and teacher for several years. Mr. Holmes was awarded the Alhambra Superintendent’s High Five Employee Award, the Rodel Aspiring Principal Award in 2012, and the Rodel Promising Student Teacher Award in 2008.
Please join us as we welcome Mr. Richard Holmes to both Griffith Elementary and the Balsz Elementary School District!
Mr. Holmes will host a Meet and Greet with Griffith Families in the very near future. We will inform the Griffith community about the exact date and time soon!