Welcome to Cochise Elementary School
Principal: Sheila Miller
Assistant Principal: Paul Andersen
Address: 9451 N. 84th Street Scottsdale, AZ 85258
Office Hours: 8:00am - 3:30pm
School Hours: 8:45am - 3:15pm
Grades: PK - 5th Grade
Colors: Blue and White
Year Opened: 1980
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Principal Sheila Miller
Ms. Miller has been an educator for over 30 years. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Exercise and Sports Science from the University of Arizona and a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership from Northern Arizona University. Ms. Miller’s teaching background includes elementary, middle and high school Physical Education as well as coaching middle and high school sports. Her administration experience includes serving as Assistant Principal at Cheyenne Traditional School, Principal at Copper Ridge K-8 School and her current position as Principal at Cochise Elementary School. In addition, she has served in various coordinator and leadership roles throughout her career.
Assistant Principal Paul Andersen
Mr. Andersen is the proud assistant principal of Cochise Elementary School. Before coming to Cochise, he was assistant principal of SUSD’s Cherokee Elementary School for ten years. Prior to joining SUSD, Mr. Andersen was a teacher for Chandler Unified and Tempe Union High School districts. In his eleven years as a teacher, he has taught grades 7 through 12 in English, Social Studies, Journalism and Newspaper. He also coached high school football for ten years. Mr. Andersen earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Public Relations and master’s degree in educational leadership from Northern Arizona University.
When he is not working, Mr. Andersen enjoys raising his two wonderful boys alongside his amazing wife, Jill.