Dr. Kaylie Gómez de Cervantes joins Bellflower Unified School District as the new Assistant Principal of Stephen Foster! She has over a decade of experience as an educator and instructional leader. During her time as a teacher, Dr. Gómez de Cervantes held various leadership positions including Mentor Teacher, Content Specialist, and Grade Level Lead. Additionally, prior to joining BUSD, she worked as an Assistant Principal at a TK-8th grade school in Wilmington. In addition to her Tk-8th grade experience, Dr. Gómez de Cervantes has served as adjunct faculty for California State University Northridge and Concordia University Irvine. Dr. Gómez de Cervantes has been dedicated to her own higher education as well, earning two master’s degrees and a doctorate in educational leadership. She prides herself in being a lifelong learner and is always willing to grow and challenge herself! Dr. Gómez de Cervantes has witnessed the profound impact that leadership can have on the direction of a school and is fully committed to working with Mr. Watwood and district leaders to build equity, achievement, community, and ultimately, futures! During the course of this year, it is her hope that we help our scholars grow academically and socially so that they may be lifelong learners and active citizens in our globally competitive world. Please join us in welcoming Dr. Gómez de Cervantes to our community!