Katie Cantu comes to the Salida Union School District as Principal of Dena Boer Elementary with over 14 years of experience in education. Mrs. Cantu was a classroom teacher for nine years before becoming an administrator. She attended UC, Santa Barbara for her BA in Communication and earned her teaching credential from CSU, Stanislaus. Mrs. Cantu earned her Administrative Credential and Master's Degree in Educational Leadership from the University of the Pacific. She says, "I was fortunate to have phenomenal teachers as a child who inspired me to pursue a career in education. I believe that ALL children can learn and I am excited to work with the students, families, and staff that make up the Dena Boer community!" Welcome, Mrs. Cantu!