Assistant Principal



Degrees and Certifications:

Mr. Maynard

Mr. Maynard attended Bloomsburg University, in Pennsylvania studying Chemistry and Sign Language interpreting.  He graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree and moved to California to work at Cal State Northridge’s National Center on Deafness in 1994. In 1996 Mr. Maynard 

began his multiple subject teaching credential program at National University and also began teaching math and science at a private Armenian school in Montrose.  He joined Pasadena Unified in 1998 at Eliot Middle School, where he taught for 17 years. During his tenure at Eliot, he has taught all three grade levels,and has taught most subjects across all three grade levels.  Primarily his work was with the 6th grade teaching math and science, but he also taught English, history, drama, debate, and American Sign Language classes. When Eliot became an Arts Magnet, Mr. Maynard was proud to adopt the shift, teaching an introductory Guitar/Rock Band class as well. 

During this time, Mr. Maynard also attended Cal. State Los Angeles, earning a Master’s of Administration. Mr. Maynard has since served as Assistant Principal in the Pasadena Unified School District, working for 1 year at McKinley K-8 School, and then returning to Eliot as the
 Assistant Principal for the past two years.