New Marshall principal chosen

New Marshall principal chosen

The San Diego Unified School District announced that Stephen Olds is the new Principal of Thurgood Marshall Middle School.

He holds a Master of Arts degree in Education Administration from the University of California at Riverside, and a Bachelor of Arts in History from Dartmouth College. 

Olds’ administrative experience includes serving as principal at Chesterton Elementary School, where he focused on professional development for teachers, established early literacy intervention programs and helped achieve recognition as a Purple Star School for supporting military families. He previously served as an Interim principal at Thurgood Marshall Middle School during the transition to online learning during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Olds taught eighth-grade American U.S. History and Geography at Thurgood Marshall Middle School for
14 years and served as the department chair and a member of the Instructional Leadership Team, School Site Council and School Governance Team.