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Santa Fe High School

Meet the Administration

Mr. Craig Campbell, Principal
Mr. Campbell graduated from Santa Fe High School in 1997 then received his Bachelor of Science degree from Iowa State University in 2001. He taught Special Ed at Santa Fe for seven years while simultaneously coaching Football, Baseball, and Softball. He ultimately became the department chair for the Special Ed department in 2008. Mr. Campbell then received his Master’s degree in Educational Leadership as well as his Administrative Credential from Cal Poly Pomona in 2009. He spent two years as the Dean of Students at SFHS, then became the Assistant Principal of Guidance for four years, Assistant Principal of Curriculum and Instruction for one year.  This is his third year as the Principal.
Mrs. Griselda Castro, Assistant Principal, Curriculum & Instruction
Mrs. Castro completed her undergraduate degree in history at Loyola Marymount Univesity in 1994 and her Masters degree in Educational Leadership from Cal Poly Pomona in 2005. She began teaching in 1995 at Santa Fe High School as a History and AVID teacher. From 2006 to 2008, Mrs. Castro worked with the Los Angeles County Office of Education as an AVID Senior Program Specialist. She has also been the Social Studies Co-Department Chair, Curriculum Coordinator, a District New Teacher Advisor, and AVID Coordinator before joining Santa Fe's Administrative Team.
Mr. Paul Wise, Assistant Principal, Guidance, Counseling & Attendance
Mr. Wise graduated from Santa Fe High School in 1996, then received his Bachelor of Arts degree from James Madison University in 2001. He taught in the Social Science department at Santa Fe for 10 years and served as Department Chair for five years. Mr. Wise was also involved in coaching football, baseball, and track. Mr. Wise then received his Master’s degree in Educational Leadership as well as his Administrative Credential from Cal Poly Pomona in 2009. He spent four years as the Dean of Students at California High School and is in his first year as Assistant Principal of Guidance.
Mr. Fernie Fernandez, Assistant Principal of Business & Activities
Mr. Fernandez received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Whittier College in 1993. He later attended Cal Poly Pomona and received his Master’s degree in Educational Leadership in 2009. Mr. Fernandez taught Social Sciences for a number of years until he became the Activities Assistant in the Business and Activities Office. Soon after he became the Assistant Principal of Business and Activities.
Mrs. Rosa Zavala-Ramirez, Expanded Horizons Director
Mrs. Zavala-Ramirez received her undergraduate degree and teaching credential from San Diego State University in 1992 and went on to receive her Master’s degree in Educational Foundations in 2000 from Cal State Los Angeles. She began teaching in 1992 as a Social Science teacher for South Whittier Intermediate and in 1995 joined the Whittier High School staff until 1998 when she transferred to Santa Fe High School. She taught for 16 years as a bilingual Social Science teacher and was the Intervention Specialist and the Expanded Horizons Assistant before her current position as the Expanded Horizons Director.
Mr. George Rodriguez, Dean of Students
Mr. Rodriguez completed his Bachelors of Science degree at Arizona State University and his Master’s degree in Education at Whittier College. Before coming to Santa Fe, Mr. Rodriguez was the Dean at El Rancho High School for two years. Prior to being a Dean, he taught Biology and Health for five years at El Rancho.