MP Assistant Principal, Activities
Degrees and Certifications:
Mr. Don Baker
Don Baker grew up in Southern California and attended Towson University in Baltimore, MD, where he was a member of the debate team. After college, Don began his 15-year teaching career at Chaminade College Prep in West Hills, CA, where he taught AP History and Government and led the Speech and Debate Team. Don moved to Arizona in 2005 and began coaching softball while continuing his teaching career. After spending time at Poston Butte High School in San Tan Valley and Westwood High School in Mesa, Don completed his Master's degree in Educational Leadership and moved to Tempe High School as the Dean of Students. Don thoroughly enjoys building relationships with students and sees this as the most rewarding part of working in education.
In his spare time, Don enjoys traveling with his wife Brieanna, baking, and umpiring college softball. He has three adult children; daughters AJ and Hayley, and son Jaxson. Don is excited to be a part of the Mountain Pointe family, where he will work to have our students excel and become productive human beings with ample opportunities to achieve their goals.