Todd Garelick, Principal of Mountain View High School — The Path to Higher Ed — Episode 5

The Path to Higher Ed is a SchooLinks hosted podcast community that explores trending topics and issues in the area of college and career readiness. Our featured guests are pushing education forward by constantly learning from, innovating and applying their college and career readiness practices. Listen to gain their insights and apply them to your own college and career readiness practices.

Today we’re speaking to Todd Garelick, a principal overhauling the entire culture of his school to support college and career readiness. He tells us about building a college-going culture from the ground up, how relationships are key to building strong students, and to remember “it’s all about the kids”.

About Todd

Todd has been the Principal at Mountain View High School in Tucson for the last two years. Prior to this he was the Associate Principal and Athletic Director for 6 years.

Before moving to Tucson Todd was the Assistant Principal and Athletic Director at Ruidoso High School in New Mexico.

He is also a Director of Coaching for Tucson Soccer Academy.

About the School

Mountain View High School is a public high school in the Marana Unified School District in Tucson, AZ. With nearly 2k students, the school works to provide flexible learning environments with rigorous and inspiring study.

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