Educational Services

District Mission

Our mission as the Cartwright School District is to ensure our students attain high levels of achievement by focusing on learning and individual needs so that all students are prepared to meet future challenges with confidence and expertise and develop into responsible productive citizens.

District Goals

  • To Expand Academic Achievement
  • To Ensure Excellent Customer Service
  • To Promote Social Emotional Learning

Educational Services Vision

The Educational Services Department is dedicated to Target Support to All Schools to Optimize Learning in All Content Areas through the Implementation of a Guaranteed and Viable Curriculum, Staff Collaboration and Innovation - All Scholars Globally Ready.


To Exceed Expectations.

Ema JaureguiEma Jáuregui
Assistant Superintendent of Educational Services

Ema Jáuregui began her career teaching in a K-8 school. She continued her teaching experience as a middle school teacher at Estrella Middle School. She entered school administration as the assistant principal of a preschool. Then she served as an assistant principal in a K-5, K-8 and a middle school for 6 years. She spent 6 years as the principal of our school John F. Long Elementary. Ema also served as the director of STEM/PLC for 3 years.

Patricia Acosta Patricia Acosta
Executive Coordinator

Patricia began working at Starlight Park Elementary School in 2015 as a crosswalk and L.F.I. aide. She moved to John F. Long Elementary School as the Intervention Assistant the following year. There she worked with students from kindergarten to fifth grade for two years. In the Spring of 2018, Patricia joined the Teaching and Learning department at the district office. In the summer of 2019, Patricia started working as the Executive Coordinator for the Assistant Superintendent of Educational Services, Ema Jáuregui.  During her time at John F. Long, Patricia finished her Associates of Arts and Associates in General Studies from Scottsdale Community College.

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