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Carlsbad Unified School District Administrative Appointment
Posted 4/14/22

On April 13, the Board of Trustees approved the appointment of Melissa Barry to the position of Assistant Principal, Aviara Oaks Middle School.  Melissa currently teaches 10th grade English at Sage Creek High School where she also serves as the Link Crew Coordinator and Yearbook Advisor.  Last summer, she served as our Summer School Principal for Elementary and Middle Schools. Prior to joining CUSD, she taught in the San Dieguito Union High School District and served as a Middle School Administrator at Guajome Park Academy.

Superintendent Ben Churchill stated, "I am so pleased to promote one of our very talented team members to this position. Melissa’s breadth of experience will serve the Aviara Oaks community well. She is a creative and engaging educator, and her strengths as an instructional leader with a passion for serving all students make her a great fit for the role.”