Superintendent

Dr. Jacob A. Chávez is the Superintendent of the Cartwright School District, effective April 28, 2011. Dr. Chávez served as Interim Superintendent from January of 2011 until his appointment as Superintendent on April 28, 2011. From 2008-2011, Dr. Chávez was the Assistant Superintendent of Administrative Services for the Cartwright School District. Prior to serving in that capacity, he served for three years as Cartwright School District's Director of Federal Projects and Grant Development. He came to Cartwright District after serving as a principal in the Tempe Elementary School District and as a principal and assistant principal in the Isaac School District. Dr. Chávez currently serves as a member of the School-Based Health Centers Board and the Maryvale Community Council.

The Superintendent of Schools is the Chief Executive Officer of the district, responsible for administering the policies of the school district, hiring all personnel and providing the administrative leadership for the operation of schools.

Executive Assistants

staff-image-Elza_Ramos Elza Ramos
Executive Assistant

Name: Elza Ramos


Designation: Executive Assistant to the Superintendent & Governing Board


Phone: (623) 691-4002


Email: elza.ramos@csd83.org



Elza Ramos, proud mother of two young men. They make me proud every day. I am currently one of two Executive Assistants to the Superintendent & Governing Board. A post I serve proudly. Our District Goals are vital to our work: 1) To increase student achievement, 2) To provide exceptional customer service, 3) To provide opportunities for innovation. We live and breathe these goals everyday.


staff-image-Christine_Santos Christine Santos
Executive Assistant

Name: Christine Santos


Designation: Executive Assistant to the Superintendent & Governing Board


Phone: (623) 691-5982


Email: christine.santos@csd83.org