The Newport-Mesa Unified School District recently named new principals for California, Killybrooke, Newport Heights and Pomona elementary schools, as well as a new director of elementary education.
The promotions take effect July 1.
Matthew Broesamle, who currently teaches sixth grade at Adams Elementary School, will take over as head of California. He has taught in the district for eight years and also served as a staff development coordinator, upper-grade lead teacher and a sixth-grade grade level chair.
Megan Elsten Brown, who has worked in the district since 2005, will take over at Pomona. Brown has taught elementary Spanish, adult education, English-as-a-second language, and has served as an intervention teacher.