For Immediate Release: September 7, 2018
The Mojave Unified Board of Trustees approved the appointment of
Nauman Zaidi as the new principal of Mojave Elementary school at its
August 9, 2018 regular board meeting.
Mr. Zaidi spent the majority of his administrative career as an assistant
principal at Joshua Hills Elementary School from 2013 to 2017, and as an
assistant principal at Cactus Middle School from 2011 to 2013 - both in the
Palmdale School District. He also served as the assistant principal and
athletic director in the Tahoe - Truckee Unified and Santa Monica Unified
Mr. Zaidi began his teaching career in LAUSD, teaching pre-algebra and
algebra, and taught math and science in the Coachella Valley Unified School
District prior to promoting to an administrator position.
In his past assistant principal positions, Mr. Zaidi has mentored teachers,
implemented anti-bullying programs, served as testing coordinator, provided
curriculum development and improvement, increased parent involvement,
provided technology support and worked on closing the achievement gap, to
name some of his competencies and experience.
Mr. Zaidi earned his Bachelor of Science from University of California,
Riverside and his Master of Arts in education with an administrative credential
from Cal State San Bernardino. He holds a teaching credential in mathematics
It is truly a blessing and an honor to be joining the team of educators in Mojave
Unified, Zaidi said. I look forward to working collaboratively with all members
of the Mojave community to meet the diverse needs of our students. Go Colts!
Mr. Zaidi replaces Mr. Dan Sexton, who is now the Director of Curriculum Integration
and Educational Partnerships for Mojave Unified.
Superintendent Dr. Aaron Haughton signs
Proclamation declaring that MUSD will stand
with our Nation in proclaiming September as
Attendance Awareness Month
MUSD is a PBIS District!
Congratulations! All Schools Achieved SILVER Recognition from The California PBIS Coalition (see link)
What is PBIS? (see link)
Latest Addition to the Mojave USD
Family! Welcome Bus #27
School Starts August 8 Minimum Day
New students enroll at one of the following locations:
Mojave Enrollment Office 9:00am-3:00pm
3228 Douglas Ave.
California City Enrollment Office 9:00am-3:00pm
19950 Hacienda Blvd.
(Hacienda Elementary School)