Degrees and Certifications:
Ms. Boston - Principal
Ms. Christina Boston is in her first year as principal of Sheely Farms Elementary School and almost 20 years in public education. Previously at Porfirio H. Gonzales Elementary School (2014-2017) served as Assistant Principal for three years here in the Tolleson Elementary School District. She served in the Creighton Elementary School District locally in Phoenix, Arizona primarily as a sixth, seventh grade teacher and library media specialist for thirteen years at Gateway Elementary School (1998-2011), and an instructional coach for three years at Monte Vista Elementary School (2011-2013).
Ms. Boston holds a Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education with a Bilingual Endorsement degree, a Masters of Education in Curriculum and Instruction, and a Masters of Educational Administration and Supervision from Arizona State University. She was actively involved with the ASU Hispanic Mother-Daughter Program (HMDP) as a first generation college student and graduated with honors as a member of the Phi Delta Kappa Society.
As the Principal of Sheely Farms, Ms. Boston’s many strengths include her strong instructional background and her ability to form and maintain solid relationships with students, parents, staff, and community. She is a committed to the Kids at Hope philosophy of “All Children Are Capable of Success, No Exceptions!” through building a community that believes, educates, motivates and prepares all children. Some of Ms. Boston’s top responsibilities in establishing a positive learning environment through Positive Behavior Intervention Supports (PBIS) in #SheelyPride and high expectations for all.
Personally, Ms. Boston is a resident of south Phoenix, married and mother of two children and two furbabies. She enjoys spending time with her family, early mornings at her local gym, and volunteering her time to serve the community.
Degrees and Certifications:
Ms. Posey - Assistant Principal
Ms. Rebecca Lopez is the proud Assistant Principal at Sheely Farms Elementary School. She comes to us with 19 years of experience previously serving in the Littleton Elementary School District as the Dean of Students at Estrella Vista Stem Academy. She also worked in the Pendergast Elementary School District for 16 years where she taught second and fourth grades and later moved on to be one of the District New Teacher Mentors for several years.
Ms. Lopez received her Bachelor of Science degree in developmental psychology from Eastern Washington University and her teaching credentials from Gonzaga University. She also holds two Master’s Degrees from Grand Canyon University in Curriculum and Instruction and Educational Administration through the prestigious iLeadAZ Aspiring Principals Program.
Ms. Lopez is a true Treasure Hunter and is very passionate about the Kids at Hope Philosophy. She truly believes that all children are capable of success and will work to ensure every student on her campus is working towards success. Her goals are to help promote a culture of belief where the adults will commit to believe, educate, motivate and prepare all children for their future. It is her personal mission to help each student find their own unique skills and talents in order to develop a vision for their future selves.