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Marisa  Stewart is proud to be the new Principal of Kornblum School. Mrs Stewart was born and raised in the Southbay area and has spent her entire career in education serving the families of the Hawthorne School District for the past 22 years.

Mrs. Stewart has worked in the Hawthorne School District since 1996 where she worked as an instructional aide at Zela Davis School. She became a bilingual teacher at Zela Davis and then later moved to Ramona School at the inception of the Two-Way Bilingual Immersion Program. She taught at Ramona School for several years until moving to the district office as the first district English Learner Specialist and earning district teacher of the year. Once completing the certificate for administration, Mrs. Stewart worked at Hawthorne Middle School, Eucalyptus School and most recently Prairie Vista South as assistant principal. She received her bachelor’s degree from California State University Long Beach. She completed her teaching credential program at Chapman University in Fullerton and later her Master’s Degree and Administrative credential through California State University Dominguez Hills.

Mrs. Stewart is excited to become a Kornblum Cardinal and work with the fantastic students, staff and families at Kornblum. This year the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program will be launched and it will just be another reason that Kornblum School is the place to be. That is why the school slogan is “Excellence is the Standard”.

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