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Site Administrator

Prairie Vista South’s Site Administrator is Marisa Stewart. She was born and raised in the Southbay area and has spent her entire career in education serving the families of the Hawthorne School District for the past 20 years.

Mrs. Stewart has worked in the Hawthorne School District since 1996 where she worked as an instructional aide at Zela Davis School. She became a bilingual teacher at Zela Davis and then later moved to Ramona School at the inception of the Two-Way Bilingual Immersion Program. She taught at Ramona School for several years until moving to the district office as the first district English Learner Specialist and earning district teacher of the year. Once completing the certificate for administration, Mrs. Stewart worked at Hawthorne Middle School as assistant principal and most recently at Eucalyptus School. She received her bachelor’s degree from California State University Long Beach. She completed her teaching credential program at Chapman University in Fullerton and later her Master’s Degree and Administrative credential through California State University Dominguez Hills.

Mrs. Stewart is excited to work with the expanding PrePare PreSchool Program on the Prairie Vista South campus as well as the district’s STOP, Opportunity and Alternative Education Programs. The challenge of taking over such a versatile site and keeping the permit office running smoothly is a challenge Mrs. Stewart is looking forward to meeting. Mrs. Stewart enjoys developing working relationships with all of her staff members and families.

Marisa Stewart