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Cindy Green, Ed. D
Principal
 

Cindy Green was born and raised primarily in Los Angeles, CA. She moved to West Covina and graduated from Nogales High School during high school. Although she was raised primarily in Los Angeles, a good portion of her life was spent in Pomona with her family. Dr. Green completed her B.A. at Grambling State University located in Louisiana. She began her teaching career immediately following graduation in Shreveport, Louisiana as a General Education Social Science teacher. Upon returning to California in 2001, Dr. Green became a special education teacher at Fremont Middle School in Pomona Unified. She completed her M.S in Counseling as a Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT) at Cal State Fullerton. During this time, she began working at the special education district office. As a program specialist, Dr. Green was a reading specialist, overseeing the district's secondary special education program for the district and developing the district's first and only Positive Behavior Support program. She became an administrator for the Special Education District office specializing in developing the district's mental health program, which included oversight of the students requiring the most intensive social-emotional and behavioral support, before taking on a position as an Assistant Principal at Garey High School. While transitioning from the special education program to general education, she obtained her doctoral degree in Educational Leadership from Cal State Fullerton. Before becoming Pomona High's Principal, Dr. Green was Principal at Emerson Middle School. She believes that every day is a new day and a new learning opportunity. She is excited about the opportunity to create community through innovation and creativity and eager to see what the future holds for our PHS family.

 

Areas of Responsibility: Athletics, School Site Council (SSC), School Advisory Committee (SAC), English Language Advisory Committee (ELAC), SPSA Coordination, PTA/PTO, Parent Center / Resource Teacher, League Meetings, AVID, Teacher Led Cohorts (TLC), Child Development 

 
 
 
   
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Takiyah Rogers
Assistant Principal of Instruction & Activities
 
Takiyah Rogers was raised in Rancho Cucamonga, Ca. where she attended Rancho Cucamonga High School. She attended California State University, Northridge (CSUN), earning her Bachelor's degree in English. She then attended Claremont Graduate University, where she received her Master's degree in Education, and has recently completed coursework at National University where she received her Master's in Educational Leadership. Ms. Rogers began working for PUSD in 2010 as an English teacher at Pomona High School. In 2018, she left Pomona High and transitioned into a Teacher on Special Assignment position at Park West High School. Ms. Rogers has recently returned to Pomona High School as an Assistant Principal. She is happy to serve the students and families of this community and believes in doing whatever it takes to help students learn, grow, and achieve.

 

Areas of Responsibility: Master Schedule, Activities, ELPAC/ELD Program, Enrollment/Registration, UC Doorways, NCAA Eligibility course updates & Monitoring, Williams Compliance (Staffing), College Programs (Upward Bound, Bright Prospect, NCRF), District Transfer Committee (DTC), Independent Study Program, Dual Enrollment Program

 
 
 
   
Michael Sanchez
Michael Sanchez
Assistant Principal of Facilities & Assessment
 
Michael Sanchez was born and raised in Pomona & attended all PUSD schools. He went to Barfield Elementary, Palomares Middle School, & Pomona High School. Mr. Sanchez completed his B.S. in Environmental Science from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) & M.S. in Educational Administration at National University. Mr. Sanchez is currently enrolled in a doctoral program at Grand Canyon University, where he plans on earning a Ph. D. in Psychology with an emphasis in Integrating Technology, Learning, & Psychology. Mr. Sanchez has been an educator at Pomona High School for six years. His roles and responsibilities include overseeing Facilities, Technology, Assessment, and WASC. Mr. Sanchez is the administrator who works closely with the Senior Class of 2023. Mr. Sanchez has experienced Pomona High from many perspectives. His goal is to promote an environment where students flourish and develop the skills to make them successful Pomona Community members!

 

Areas of Responsibility: Facilities, Technology, CAASPP/DIA, Advanced Placement (AP) Program, Online Learning Program, TTL Program, Williams Compliance (Facilities), Emergency Preparedness, WASC, Website/Social Media

 
 
 
   
Fredric Noriega
Fredric Noriega
Assistant Principal of Special Education & Behavior
 

Fredric Noriega was born and raised just west of Pomona in Azusa. He graduated from Azusa high school, earned his B.S. in Mathematics from Cal Poly Pomona, his M.S. in Educational Technology from Texas State, San Marcos, and a second M.S. in Education from National University. Mr. Noriega has previously served as a school administrator in downtown Los Angeles, and most recently in the city of Rosemead. Before being an administrator, he was a secondary math teacher and a math specialist, providing schools with instructional support through classroom coaching and professional development. Mr. Noriega is currently serving as Assistant Principal at Pomona High School. His roles and responsibilities include overseeing the Special Education program, PSAT/SAT program, SSTs, and 504s. Mr. Noriega also works closely with the class of 2024. He has been happily married for 14 years; his wife is a school principal in Monrovia. He has two daughters, ages 9 and 11.  On Sundays, Mr. Noriega enjoys working with preteens at his church. Mr. Noriega is excited to serve the PHS community to ensure every child receives the education they deserve.

 

Areas of Responsibility: Special Education, Behavior/Discipline, PSAT/SAT Testing, Peer Counseling/SMHR, Homeless Family Resource, Foster Youth Liaison, Intervention Program, 504 Admin Oversite, SST Admin Oversite, Adjunct Duty Calendar development, and monitoring.

 
 
 
   
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Troy Littlejohn
Assistant Principal of Attendance & Security
 

Troy Littlejohn was raised in Diamond Bar, CA where he attended Pomona Unified schools. He attended Golden Springs, Lorbeer and Ganesha High School. Mr. Littlejohn attended Chapman University, receiving a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology. After graduating in 1990, he worked with abused and neglected children at Orangewood Children’s Home while working on his teaching credential in Social Studies. He began working in the Pomona Unified School District in 1998 as a history teacher at Emerson Middle School. He then completed his Master’s Degree in Counseling with an emphasis on Marriage/Family Therapy (MFT) from Argosy University while simultaneously working on an administrative credential from Cal State University, Fullerton in 2010. In 2012, Mr. Littlejohn began working as the Dean of Students at Garey High School. In 2013, Mr. Littlejohn transitioned to a teacher on assignment at School of Extended Educational Options (SEEO). In 2017, Mr. Littlejohn became Assistant Principal at Palomares Academy of Health Sciences. Mr. Littlejohn currently serves as the Assistant Principal at Pomona High School. He has been happily married for twenty-four years. He currently has one son with special needs who is 17 years old. Mr. Littlejohn enjoys teaching Sunday school and serving as his church's director of Christian Education. Mr. Littlejohn believes that EVERY student has potential and we can empower students to become great individuals.

 

Areas of Responsibility: Attendance, Security, Community Schools, Safety Meetings, AARC/Saturday Academy, SART/SARB, PBIS, COVID Liaison, STIS Coordinator, Mentorship Programs (JU4Y, Brotherhood Crusades, Sista 2 Sista)

 
 
 
   
Leonard Hudson
Leonard Hudson
Athletics Director
 
Leonard Hudson currently serves as the Athletic Director at Pomona High.  He also serves as the Head Varsity Football Coach and the Head Varsity Boys Track and Field Coach.  He attended UC Berkeley and Cal State Fullerton after graduating from Pomona High in 1987.  He received a full athletic scholarship to UC Berkeley in the sport of football.  He has been employed by the PUSD for over 20 years.  His vision for Pomona High is to bring back pride throughout the school and community.  Being a part of an extensive alumni network like what we have at Pomona High is very important and endearing to many.  One of his many goals is for our kids to leave here and come back to provide not only guidance but an inspiration for the classes to come.  
 
 
   
LaShonne Mitchell
LaShonne Mitchell
Activities Director
 
LaShonne Mitchell currently serves as the Activities Director at Pomona High.  She also teaches Drama and advises and works with the Pomona High Associated Student Body Leaders.  She has been an educator in PUSD for 26 years. She attended Los Altos High School, Hope International University, and Azusa Pacific University.  She has always had a passion for positive school culture.  She was voted "Most School Spirited" in high school.  Her goal for Pomona High is to instill the same zeal in our students so they may continue to leave a legacy of the Red Devil Spirit for generations to come.  
 
 
   
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Valerie Leos
Office Manager