• From the Desk of the Assistant Principal


    Carol Black was born and raised in the Los Angeles area, Mrs. Black received her Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences, and earned her teaching credential from Chapman University. She returned to Chapman University to pursue a Master’s degree in Instruction and Curriculum, earned a Reading Certificate, and an Administration Credential as well.  

    Carol began her career in education as an Instructional Aide in Special Education with the Antelope Valley Union High School District, then taught 3rd grade at Desert Rose Elementary School for 16 years. She has been the Curriculum Resource Teacher and Administrative Intern at Desert Rose for the past 2 years.

    She has been an active participant in the development, implementation, and monitoring of the educational programs at her site. She served as the English Language Leader, GATE Site Lead, Imagine Learning Lead, on Leadership Team, and led the Family Night Team. Mrs. Black participated in writing the English Language Development Literature Units and the creation of the ELD report card. Carol served on the District EL Steering Committee, the District GATE Committee, and on the District CyberQuest Development Team. Mrs. Black has always been dedicated to helping all students of diverse populations reach their full potential.