My name is Donald Pierce and I am the 8th Grade Learning Director. I currently hold a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership from Northern Arizona University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education. I am certified in the State of Arizona as a K-12 Principal and as a K-8 teacher with endorsements in Middle-School Social Studies and Structured English Immersion. In addition to this, I have over three hundred hours of professional development including certification on the Framework for Teaching Evaluation Instrument from The Danielson Group. I am a veteran of the United States Armed Forces. Finally, I am happily married to my wife of 7 years and have a wonderful daughter.