Doug Craig, Principal
Following his attendance at the University of Colorado and CSU Stanislaus, graduating with a degree in Physical Science, Mr. Doug Craig has worked in education for 30 years. He taught Physics, Physical and Earth Science for 15 years and was a part of the original Laguna Creek High School Planning Committee. Mr. Craig is in his eleventh year as Principal of Laguna Creek High School and feels privileged to work with such an excellent staff while serving the wonderful students and parents of the Laguna Creek community.
Rose Penrose, Vice Principal
Ms. Penrose joined the LCHS administrative team in 2010-11 as the program coordinator of the ASSETs After School Program and has been serving as Vice Principal since November 2011. Ms. Penrose has over 20 years of education experience, which includes nine years as a Language Arts and ELD teacher at both the high school and middle school level. She was the Activities Director for three years and a Journalism Advisor for two years. Ms. Penrose also spent several years working with education politics and policy at the state level before becoming a teacher. She has a Bachelor’s degree from University of California, Davis and a Master of Arts from California State University, Sacramento. This year, Ms. Penrose will be working with the English, Strategies, and Industrial Tech departments.
Stephanie Carlstrom, Vice Principal
Prior to joining the LCHS administrative team, Stephanie Carlstrom worked as the Teacher-In-Charge at Toby Johnson Middle School. She also worked as a Principal Intern in San Jose managing several school projects related to student academics and student safety. During her tenure as a teacher and educational leader, she gained experience in elementary, middle, and high school settings and was awarded the "Sallie Mae Teacher of the Year" award. This year, Ms. Carlstrom will be working with the Social Science, VAPA, and World Language departments. She looks forward to building relationships with the Laguna Creek students, parents, staff, and the entire Elk Grove community. Go Cardinals!