Wendy Biallas Odell, Principal

  • Welcome to Painted Sky Elementary School!  Painted Sky is a school filled with respectful students, supportive families and caring teachers.  I am privileged to be the principal of such a GREAT school. My door is always open and I would love to share with you why you should join our Painted Sky family.  Please contact me and explore our website to experience the wonderful things happening at our school!

    Defining Moment in Education

    I fell in love with teaching as a graduate student in math and computer science. I had never thought about teaching as a career but teaching college freshman college algebra was very rewarding as I saw students get interested in math and actually enjoy it! 

    Core Educational Beliefs

    I believe all students have unique gifts and it is our responsibility as educators to bring out their talents, instill self confidence and create the love of learning both in and out of the classroom. I am committed to providing a positive and unique educational experience for all of our Painted Sky students.

    Prior Experience

    My husband and I moved to Arizona in July 2015. My previous educational experience has all occurred in Minnesota.

    • Director of Curriculum & Instruction - 3 yrs
    • Elementary Principal - 22 yrs
    • Fourth Grade Teacher
    • Sixth Grade Teacher
Wendy Biallas Odell