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Armando Urteaga was elected to the Board of Education in 2005 and is currently serving in his third term.


Mr. Urteaga and his wife, Lupe, are proud parents of three boys.

He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Kinesiology from CSULA and his Master's Degree in Educational Management from the University of La Verne.


Armando Urteaga has been involved in numerous areas within public education. He has been a school administrator for over 18 years, with the last eight years as a middle school principal.  He has served as a teacher, dean of students, assistant principal, and school board member.


Mr. Urteaga utilizes his experiences as an educator and a parent as valuable resources when making decisions that will have a positive impact on students, staff, and the community of the East Whittier City School District.


Mr. Urteaga was recognized by the State ACSA (Association of California School Administrators) organization as the 2017 Middle School "Principal of the Year" for Region XII.  Click Here to View Recognition

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