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Principal Mike Gaston

After graduating from Sacramento State University, Mr. Gaston began his professional education career with Manteca Unified. He taught Junior High physical and life science and later accepted a position within the district as a Program Coordinator. Coaching has always been a passion for Mr. Gaston, who has coached swimming, baseball, softball, volleyball, and golf at both the high school and recreational levels. Mr. Gaston also enjoys spending time with his wife riding their Harley Davidson, and camping/fishing with his children. After graduating from California State Univ. Stanislaus graduate school with an emphasis; on school Administration. He took a position at El Portal Middle School as the Assistant Principal and served in this capacity for ten years. Mr. Gaston is now El Portal's Principal.

Principal Gaston is excited to be part of the El Portal team and continue serving the Escalon community.