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Peoria Unified announces new administrators

Posted 8/17/21

The Peoria Unified School District Governing Board approved two administrators at the Aug. 12 board meeting.

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Peoria Unified announces new administrators

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The Peoria Unified School District Governing Board approved two administrators at the Aug. 12 board meeting.

The district welcomes Laura Vesely to her new role as chief personnel officer and Andrew Mendivil to his new role as director of education technology services and training.

Vesely has worked for the district since August 1987. During her tenure, she has served as an instructional assistant, teacher, assistant principal, principal, assistant director of special education, director of special education and recently, the director of human resources. She earned a bachelor’s degree in elementary education from Grand Canyon University and a Master of Arts degree in teaching English as a Second Language from Northern Arizona University.

She replaces Chief Personnel Officer Carter Davidson, who will now be the district’s Chief Student Services Officer.

The district also welcomes Andrew Mendivil to his new role as director of education technology services and training.

Mendivil has also worn many hats within Peoria Unified. Since 1999, he has served as a business teacher, TLC & eCampus Virtual School Technology Specialist and recently, he served as the eCampus Virtual Coordinator. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Education and a master’s degree in Educational Leadership from Northern Arizona University.

He replaces Valerie Naish who has retired.

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