Kelly Zywczyk, Principal
    Dream Succeed Achieve

    Dear Desert Sun Academy Families,

    I was born and raised in Columbus, Ohio, and moved to Cave Creek in 2022. 

    I earned an M.Ed. in Educational Administration, an M.Ed. in Literacy, a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communications, a Minor in Sociology, a K-8 teaching License, a K-12 Principal License, and a Superintendent's License.  

    I am honored and excited to lead Desert Sun Academy. Before I was a principal, I taught 4th, 5th, and 8th grade English Language Arts. As a former ELA teacher and avid reader, I have a passion for literacy and love being an instructional leader.

    As the new leader of the DSA community, I am excited to get to know my students, staff, and community, so I can establish meaningful relationships and productive partnerships.

    Personally, in my spare time, I like to read, travel, hike, bike, and spend time with my husband and our two dogs. 

    I encourage you to call with any questions and complete surveys when they are sent out throughout the school year.  Your feedback is valuable and helps us meet the needs of our DSA families.  I truly believe a partnership between school and home encourages each student to achieve more and strive for success in their current and future goals.

    Our team at DSA appreciates you entrusting your students to us for their elementary school experience.  We are thankful to be a part of every student’s path to success!  Please do not hesitate to reach out to me or your students’ teacher/s if you have any questions. 



    Kelly Zywczyk

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