Mr. Furtado spent most of his life in neighboring Manteca, where he graduated from East Union High School. He received his A.A. at Delta College, then transferred to Sonoma State University, where he earned his B.A. in English and Single Subject Teaching Credential. He went on to earn his Master’s in Education and his Administrative Credential at National University. His career in education began upon his return to the Central Valley in 2005 when he became an English Teacher at Weston Ranch High School in Stockton. While teaching English, Mr. Furtado was also the Activities Director and spent time coaching multiple sports, including football, basketball, and tennis. In 2016, he took over as the Athletic Director and Vice-Principal for Weston Ranch High School. He has spent the last 4 years as the Assistant Principal for Escalon High School and is excited to begin his next chapter as the Principal. He is proud to be a part of such a wonderful community and feels grateful for the opportunity to serve the great students of Escalon High.