Administration

Principal - Ms. Kristina Winters

 Kristina Winters  

Ms. Winters graduated from ASU with a Bachelors in Elementary Education in 2005.  She is currently working towards her Master in Educational Leadership through Northern Arizona University.  She taught Middle School for 12 years and is Highly Qualified in ELA and Social Studies.  Last year she was the Assistant Principal at AMS Camelback.  Ms. Winters believes that all children are capable of success, and is looking forward to building relationships with the families at AMS Desert Sky in her new role as Principal.

 

Assistant Principal - Mr. Leonard Edlund

 Leonard Edlund Mr. Leonard Edlund has a Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education from Concordia University and a Master of Science in Educational Administration from Heritage University. He also has a Certificate in CTE Education from Bates Technical College and a Certificate in Accounting from Knapp College of Business. Mr. Edlund is certified in the state of Arizona in Elementary Education, Mathematics, Career and Technical Education (CTE), and the Principal Certificate. He spent 9 years teaching mathematics and CTE, 7 years as an administrator, and 2 years as a Superintendent. Some of his special projects and additional experience include the curriculum adoption/implementation team, grant writing, presenting at a state CTE conference, and the State Legislature funding model steering committee. Mr. Edlund's wife also works for AMS at the sister campus, AMS Flower.

 

Assistant Principal - Mr. Lance Berrier

 Leonard Edlund  

 

 


Instructional Coach - Mrs. Misti Westphal

 Misti Westphal  

 

Mrs. Misti Westphal is the Reading Instructional Coach. She moved here from Montrose, Colorado with her amazing husband and wonderful daughter. She has 10 years of experience working with K-6 students, much of that in Kindergarten and Special Education. She is excited for all the new adventures that await her, not only here in Arizona, but at AMS Desert Sky!

 

Instructional Coach - Mr. David Fox

 David Fox  

 

 

Dean of Students - Mr. Abel Flores

   

Mr. Flores graduated from ASU with a Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education in 2009 and Masters In Educational Leadership from Northern Arizona University in 2012. He is currently a Doctoral candidate at Grand Canyon University. He taught grades 4-8 for 10 years and is Highly Qualified in K-8 and Principal administration. Mr. Flores was born and raised in Phoenix and is a graduate from Maryvale High School.  Mr. Flores believes that all children are capable of success and is looking forward to building relationships with the students and families at AMS Desert Sky in his new role as Dean of Students.

 

 

*A full summary of school personnel experience and resumes are available for public review upon request at school grounds.