Vice President - Board of Directors
Charlie has been in public education with Fresno Unified for 30 years. He received his Bachelor’s degree from Fresno State in 1990. He taught fourth, second and third grades, respectively for 17 years at Ericson Elementary School. He earned his Master’s degree in 2007 through Cohort 1 of the FUSD/CSUF Leadership Program. Following the completion of his Master's, he became Vice Principal/Program Manager at Lane Elementary for two years and recently completed his eleventh year as the principal of Dorothy Starr Elementary, the "hidden gem" of Fresno Unified.
Education has always been Charlie’s passion and calling. He thrives on making meaningful connections with students, staff and families, as those connections open the door to all aspects of educating students. He believes working collaboratively with all stakeholders is the key to making positive growth and change.
In his free time, Charlie enjoys spending time with his family and friends, going to movies and relaxing at home.