Principal Darlene Meyers
  • Mrs. Darlene Meyers

    Mrs. Meyers was born in Greeley, Colorado and came to California for her first teaching job in Baldwin Park. She taught for six years at the Santa Fe Fundamental School in Baldwin Park, and worked for one year at the district office in Categorical. She accepted a position as a consultant at Los Angeles County Office of Education overseeing 18 school districts for compliance with programs and funding. She missed the students and applied in the Fontana Unified School District as Assistant Principal at Virginia Primrose Elementary and became the principal during the following schcool year. She is currently the Principal at Poplar Elementary School.

    Mrs. Meyers has a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration and a Masters of Arts in Education. She attended Azusa Pacific University to receive her Administrative Credential.

    She has two children who are both in college. In her spare time, she enjoys biking, walking and reading a good book.

    Mrs. Meyers said, "I feel like I have the best job in the world working with our students because everyday is different. The challenges keep the job exciting and the staff are great people to work with because they are focused on our students."

Dr. Eriberto Martinez
  • Dr. Eriberto Martinez

    Dr. Martinez was born and raised in Los Angeles. After graduating from LAUSD's Thomas Jefferson High School, he attended the University of Southern California (USC), earning a Bachelor of Science in General Studies Education with a teaching credential. He earned a Master of Arts in Computer Education from the California State University of Los Angeles (CSULA). He also earned a Master of Education with a preliminary administrative services credential from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Dr. Martinez returned to the University of Southern California, where he earned a Doctorate in Education. 

    Dr. Martinez was a classroom teacher for 11 years in the Los Angeles Unified School District. He served eight years in several elementary school leadership positions--intervention coordinator, English Learner designee, and Title 1 coordinator. In addition, he was also an instructional coach in the Alvord Unified School District. 

    Dr. Martinez joined the Fontana Unified School District in October 2022 and is excited to be the assistant principal at Poplar Elementary and Mango Elementary.