MURRIETA – E. Hale Curran Elementary School Principal David Koltovich has announced that he will retire at the end of the current school year. Koltovich has spent 31 years as an educator. He came to the district in 1989 as an elementary teacher at Rail Ranch and went on to serve as Activities Director at Murrieta Valley High School, Assistant Principal at Avaxat and he has been Principal at E. Hale Curran for 16 years.
Superintendent Pat Kelley said, “We will miss Mr. Koltovich. His leadership and influence has touched the lives of countless children. I am excited for him as he takes on what is sure to be an active and fulfilling retirement.”
Koltovich said, “It has been an honor and privilege to have been a part of the Murrieta Valley Unified School District for the past 25 years. The child-centered philosophy of our district has always motivated me to focus on the students and working with an outstanding school family over the years was an honor I will always cherish.”
Parents, faculty and staff are encouraged to provide input on the selection of the new principal by going to www.murrieta.k12.ca.us and completing the Principal Selection Survey. A committee comprised of parents, faculty and staff will assist in the selection process.