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Administration

Mike West, Principal
Mr. West Mr. West began his career in education as an Athletic Trainer at Ayala High School in 1994 where he also eventually taught World History, PE, and ROP Sports Medicine. In 2000, he was hired to open Chino Hills High School as its first Athletic Director. In 2007, he became an administrator in the Jurupa Unified School District serving as an Assistant Principal at Patriot High School, Principal at The Learning Center, and Principal at Jurupa Valley High School. He became the Principal of Martin Luther King High School in the fall of 2015. Mr. West is Past President of the California Athletic Trainers Association and currently serves the State CIF as a member of the Sports Medicine Advisory Committee and the CIF Southern Section as a member of the Executive Committee. He lives in the King community along with his wife Rhonda and three children Kevin, Brian, and Michelle. 

Michael West 
mwest@riversideunified.org 
Lisa Steklof, Principal's Secretary
lsteklof@riversideunified.org, ext 62201


  Getty George, Assistant Principal (Athletics)
Mr. George
"Success isn't given. It's earned. In the classroom, on the track, on the field, in the gym. With blood, sweat, and the occasional tear." These words ring true across all aspects of life and the world of academia. Mr. George is a proud graduate of the University of Redlands with a Bachelors of Science degree in Business. He received his Masters Degree from Chapman University in the area of Education, focusing on Administration. Mr. George has been involved in the arena of education for over 25 years. He has served the youth of Riverside as a Social Science Teacher, Assistant Principal, Principal, and now as an Athletic Director. Mr. George looks forward to leading the Athletics Department here at Martin Luther King High School as we focus on the PEAK Principles (Promoting Educational Athletics at King). Mr. George lives in our community with his beautiful wife Elise, and his three children Kathryn, Getty, and Robert. "Let's get to work..."

Getty George
ggeorge@riversideunified.org 
Nicole De Anda, Assistant Principal's Secretary
ndeanda@riversideunified.org, ext 62214

  Larry Harris, Assistant Principal (Student Support Services Grades 9-10) 
Mr. Harris

Prior to becoming an Assistant Principal at Martin Luther King High School, Mr. Harris taught Spanish for 7 years at San Bernardino High School. Mr. Harris served as a Link Crew Coordinator, a BSU advisor, and a Climate and Culture advisor. Mr. Harris has educated and mentored several hundred at risk students. In 2004, he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in International Business from California State University, San Bernardino, as well as a Bachelor of Arts degree in Spanish. He then went on to earn his Master's in Public Administration from California State University, San Bernardino in 2009. Mr. Harris and his wife, Blanca, have 2 children. Mr. Harris is passionate about education and is excited to be a part of the ML King High School team.

Larry Harris
ljharris@riversideunified.org 
Liz Willson, Assistant Principal's Secretary
ewillson@riversideunified.org, ext 62212

  Leann Iacuone, PhD., Assistant Principal (Guidance and Curriculum) 
Leann Iacuone, Assistant Principal


Mrs. Iacuone has been working in the field of education since 1999. Originally from South Carolina where she attended Irmo High School, followed by the University of South Carolina for her Bachelors of Science degree in Biology and a minor in Athletic Training. She received a graduate assistantship as an Athletic Trainer to attend Furman University to earn her Masters of Arts in Teaching and was recruited by Laurens County School District 55 as a Science Teacher and Athletic Trainer. She finished her PhD in Curriculum and Instruction from Clemson University in 2015. in 2013 she moved to California to work as an Assistant Principal at John W. North High School. Mrs. Iacuone is excited to join the ML King High School Team!

Leann Iacuone, PhD.
Liacuone@riversideunified.org
Gina Eldred, Assistant Principal's Secretary
geldred@riversideunified.org, ext 62209

  Tami Krueger, Activities Director 
Tami Krueger, ASB Director

Mrs. Krueger graduated in 1984 from California State University Fullerton and immediately began her teaching career at Arlington High School. She taught Physical Education, Dance, and coached the Dance Team during her time as a lion. In her fifteen years at Arlington, she helped choreograph NFL football half-time shows and the Olympic opening ceremonies then in the summer she would travel to Sendai, Japan where she taught dance for five years. In 1987 she was named the Activities Director at Arlington where she remained until 1999 when she was hired as King's first Activities Director. In 2005 she stepped away from teaching and enjoyed raising her own children. Eight years ago, she once again returned to King High as the Activities Director. She lives with her husband and has five children. Four of her kids, Kaylee, Deantre, and Carl, all graduated from Arizona State University. Her youngest Kassie, played basketball for and graduated from California State University Los Angeles. In addition she has three grandchildren.
Tami Krueger
tlkrueger@riversideunified.org, ext 62104 
Veronica Mora, ASB Bookkeeper
mbalvarez@riversideunified.org, ext 62264

  Anne Marie Montgomery, Assistant Principal (Attendance and Testing) 
Mrs. Montgomery

Mrs. Montgomery has enjoyed thirty years in education, having been a mathematics teacher, instructional coach, staff development specialist, university lecturer in mathematics education, and most recently, high school assistant principal. She earned her undergraduate mathematics degree, starting as a freshman at UC San Diego and transferring as a junior to UC Riverside, where she graduated and immediately continued working towards her teaching credential in secondary mathematics. Years later, she returned to UCR to earn her master’s degree in education also at UCR Graduate School of Education. Other experiences she draws upon are a 1994 US Department of Energy Fellowship, grant-writing for various RUSD projects, and advocating for under-represented students to have rich and engaging STEM experiences, to name a few. Mrs. Montgomery has a passion for helping students find out how awesome they are, each in their own way. She lives in the community with her husband Gary, and has two adult children, Doree and Jack, who graduated from Riverside Unified School District and went on to college. In fact, her daughter is a third-grade teacher here in RUSD. She is happy to be back at ML King High School, where she was part of the inaugural teaching staff in 1999!
Anne Marie Montgomery
amontgomery@riversideunified.org
Alejandra Guzman, Assistant Principal's Secretary
aeguzman@riversideunified.org, ext. 62208

  David Waldram, Assistant Principal (Student Support Services Grades 11-12) 
Mr. Waldram



Mr. Waldram began his career in K-12 education in 2007 teaching various courses in history, video production, and Model United Nations. In 2015, Mr. Waldram started as an administrator in the Riverside Unified School District where he currently serves as an Assistant Principal at Martin Luther King High School. Mr. Waldram received both his Bachelor's in Film and TV Production and his Master's in Teaching from Chapman University. Go Panthers! In his spare time, Mr. Waldram enjoys coaching MUN teams, creating film/media projects, and actively serving in his church and community. Mr. Waldram and his amazing wife Kendra have three wonderful children. Mr. Waldram loves working with the terrific students, staff, and community at Martin Luther King High School. Go wolves!

David Waldram
dwaldram@riversideunified.org 
Lena Ocha, Assistant Principal's Secretary
lmochoa@riversideunified.org, ext 62207

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