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Administration Contact Information

 Phone: 761 - 7699 Ext.: 6775  

Phone: 761 - 7699 Ext.: 6776



Ben Benavidez, Principal

Benjamin Benavidez is the principal of Cesar Chavez Middle School. He  has been at the school since 2005 serving previously as the assistant principal. Mr. Benavidez began his career with the Pajaro Valley Unified School District in 1991 as a language arts and social studies teacher at E. A. Hall Middle School. He studied at the University of New Mexico and graduated with a degree in English Literature. He earned his Masters degree in Educational Administration from San Jose State University.  He lives in Watsonville with his family.


Jason Rooney, Assistant Principal


Jason Rooney has worked as a math teacher at E A Middle School and at Cesar E Chavez Middle School since its founding in 2005. He has served as Summer School Principal. His office is located in the Main Office on campus. Stop on by if you have any questions or concerns, he--just like everyone here at CCMS--is here to help.