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Principal - Mr. Chris Gooden

Jeremy St. Germain

Mr. Gooden comes to AMS Camelback with 25 years of service in education. Mr. Gooden graduated from Ohio University with a BSEd. in Elementary Education in 1998. Christopher also has Master’s degrees in English and Educational Leadership. Over the past 25 years, he has worked in elementary and secondary schools as a teacher, coach and administrator. Mr. Gooden emphasizes Stewardship in education; the importance of trust in all aspects of the educational experience. Part of that trust is believing success is not optional for our students. Mr. Gooden is excited to be a part of AMS Camelback, GO FIREBIRDS!





Assistant Principal -   Emily McWhirt





Assistant Principal -  Brittany Patrick





Executive Principal – Kristina Winters

Kristina Winters
Kristina Winters graduated from ASU with a Bachelors in Elementary Education and will receive her Masters in Educational Leadership from Northern Arizona University in 2023.  She taught Middle School for 12 years, is Highly Qualified in ELA and Social Studies.  She has dedicated her entire professional career to working within Title I communities in Arizona. 
Since joining AMS in 2016, Ms. Winters has held several roles within the organization from Instructional Coach to Founding Principal, as well as Regional Director of Schools. Ms. Winters believes that all children are capable of success and is looking forward to building relationships with campus leaders as she embarks on this new chapter in her career. 





*A full summary of school personnel experience and resumes are available for public review upon request at school grounds.