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Bryan Gardner, current assistant principal at Redwood Middle Bryan GardnerSchool, has been named principal of Shearer Elementary School in Napa, starting July 1, 2018. Gardner’s appointment was approved at last night’s meeting of the NVUSD Board of Education.  

Gardner succeeds Elizabeth Gonzalez, who is taking another role at the District.

“Bryan Gardner connects very well with students and families, which is important for a principal,” said Superintendent Patrick Sweeney. “His broad educational experience and Spanish fluency will serve Shearer students well..”

Gardner is completing a master’s degrees in educational leadership and holds a bachelor’s degree in Spanish. He started his career at NVUSD in 2001, as a Spanish-immersion science teacher at Silverado Middle School in Napa. He moved to Harvest Middle School in 2003 and became assistant principal at Redwood Middle School in 2014.   

“I look forward to continuing the wonderful tradition of community involvement at Shearer Elementary School,” Gardner said, “and building on the outstanding work of the dedicated staff in creating an engaging and challenging learning experience for our students.”

As principal, Gardner will be responsible for the educational curriculum, staff and budget management, counseling and guidance, discipline, school activities, professional development for teachers, testing and community relations at Shearer Elementary, which has approximately 500 students..

Gardner lives in Napa and enjoys spending time with his wife, Darleen, and their two children, recent graduates of New Technology High School and Vintage High School.


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