Carmel Unified School District

Carmel River School Principal Receives Elementary School Principal of the Year Honor

marden Jay Marden was honored as the 2015 Elementary School Principal of the Year in the Monterey, San Benito, and Santa Cruz County area by the Association of California School Administrators.

Some of the highlights from Jay’s nomination include the following:
  • Shaping a clear vision for the direction of his school;
  • Fostering a collaborative culture that embodies a true Professional Learning Community;
  • Holding high expectations for all staff, all students, and himself;
  • Being an extraordinary instructional leader;
  • Ensuring integration of technology into the instructional program of the intermediate grades to promote the acquisition of 21st Century communication skills and to prepare students for the Smarter Balanced Assessments.
The Carmel Unified School District is proud to count Jay Marden among our many talented and dedicated employees.