By Annie Brown
We are pleased to announce that Dr. Kevin E. Astor has been selected as the new University High School Principal. After engaging in an extensive recruitment and selection process, which included staff and community input, Dr. Astor emerged from a highly-qualified candidate pool as the best fit for University High School. His expected start date is July 1, 2015.
Dr. Astor joins IUSD from Capistrano Valley High School, where he has served as Principal for the past four years. He has extensive secondary education experience, and has provided leadership for programs such as International Baccalaureate (IB); an Academy of Math, Technology, and Science; and extensive Advanced Placement (AP) courses. He is well-versed in instruction and Common Core standards. Dr. Astor has a history of working at schools with diverse student populations, high academic achievement, and a broad range of extracurricular and athletic opportunities for students. Above all, he is deeply committed to the success of University High School and is eager to begin building strong relationships with staff, students and parents.
Dr. Astor has also served as Principal for Orangeview Junior High School and Assistant Principal at both Cypress High School and Walker Junior High School …read more
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