• Welcome to Mesa Verde!

    It is an honor to be the Interim Principal at Mesa Verde Elementary, a school that has a distinguished tradition of providing students with an excellent education.  Students at Mesa Verde practice kindness, act responsibly, work cooperatively and stay safe.  I am already impressed with the dedication and professionalism of the teachers and staff.  They are truly committed to serving the Mesa Verde community. The 2022-2023 school year is going to be outstanding!


    Master's Degree in Educational Leadership / University of Arizona

    Bachelor of Arts-Literature / Cal State University-Long Beach

    Prior Experience

    2018-2022  Assistant Principal  -  Wilson K-8

    2016-2018 Curriculum and Instructional Support Specialist - Amphitheater Public Schools

    2012-2016 English Teacher - Canyon del Oro High School

    2007-2012 English Teacher - Sunnyside High School

    2006-2007 English Teacher - Booth-Fickett K-8



Tim Ripp