The Prentice School Welcomes Christopher Sanita as Its New Principal

NORTH TUSTIN, Calif., March 16, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Prentice School, a private, nonprofit, nonpublic (NPS) academic school with an established reputation as one of the leading schools for students with learning differences that include dyslexia, dyscalculia, dysgraphia, ADHD, anxiety, and visual processing and executive function disorders is pleased to announce the appointment of Chris Sanita as the new principal of Prentice, effective March 20, 2017.

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“Through a very thorough national search, Mr. Sanita surfaced as the leading candidate with a strong passion for our mission and the experience and qualifications to lead our program to the next level,” says Alicia Maciel, Executive Director of The Prentice School. “Mr. Sanita’s passion for education, particularly special education and technology, is simply contagious!”

“I am so humbled and honored to be part of the Prentice family. The Prentice School has a long and excellent history of equipping and developing students into lifelong learners and great citizens,” says Chris Sanita. “I look forward to perpetuating the tradition of exceptional education, where students become adept readers, writers and academic citizens of 21st-century educational skills through our dedicated Prentice team of volunteers, support staff, teachers, donors and families. As a dedicated team, Prentice students can do anything they dream. I look forward to getting to know our school and community! Go Eagles!”

Chris Sanita has been in the education field for over 20 years; the last 12 at Whittier Christian High School. He has experience in the elementary and high school settings where he served in the roles of Literature Teacher, Vice Principal/Dean of Students, and Director of Curriculum and Instruction. He holds a Master’s Degree in Educational Administration from National University, a California Administrative Service Credential, and a Secondary English Teaching Credential from California and Hawaii.

Devon Green, Director of Enrollment at The Prentice School says, “We’re excited that Chris has joined Prentice. His vision for the school and leadership abilities will help catapult Prentice to new heights. We’re a strong community with a common goal; to help bright children with learning differences fulfill their potential as students and citizens.”

Parents and donors, as well as educational and healthcare professionals, interested in learning more about The Prentice School should visit for additional information.

Founded in 1986, The Prentice School is a private, nonprofit academic school located in North Tustin, California and is a certified nonpublic school (NPS) through the California Department of Education and is fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. The Prentice approach is designed to engage students on three learning pathways, including auditory, visual, and kinesthetic. Using evidence-based curriculum and instructional methodologies, a structured literacy approach, multi-sensory instructional strategies, and ongoing progress monitoring, The Prentice School offers an unparalleled learning experience to students with learning differences who possess average to high intelligence, whose needs have not been met in a more traditional classroom setting.

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Media Contact: Mauricio Lopez The Prentice School (714) 538-4511

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