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Mr. Frias enters his 12th year as GV Principal and 18th year as a district administrator. Prior to that, he was an AP at Mojave High School for two years and the Principal there for three. Prior to administration he began his educational career as a 5th grade elementary teacher. He taught elementary in a small rural district in Northern California named Maxwell Elementary for three years before moving to the high school level for five years. He taught PE, Pre Algebra, Health and Applied Math while at Maxwell High School. During this eight year span in Maxwell HS, Mr. Frias was the varsity boys head football coach, varsity boys and/or girls head basketball head coach and Athletic Director. While an administrator in the Hart District, Mr. Frias served two years at Sierra Vista Junior High and two years at Canyon High School as an assistant principal. He came to Golden Valley as an assistant principal in 2005. Mr. Frias became Principal of Golden Valley in July of 2007. Student achievement continues to be the focal point of his leadership. Through open communication, shared responsibility and clear measurable goals the desire is to continue to improve student achievement, but grades and a student's overall sense of accomplishment. "I always look forward to working with the staff, students and parents of the Golden Valley High School Community." Mr. Frias attained his Administrative Credential and Master's Degree from CSU, San Bernardino. He attained his teaching credential and BA from CSU Chico.  Mr. Frias is the proud father of his 11 year old son, Ace, and 7 year old daughter, Ava.  He is married to Jennifer, who is an English teacher and EL Coordinator at La Mesa Jr. High School.