David Dockendorf has been the Principal at Pathfinder
K-8 since 1999. Prior to coming to Pathfinder K-8 David was
the Principal at Alki Elementary for two years. This is his 14th year
working in Seattle Public Schools. Prior to working in Seattle,
he worked in the Marysville School District where he was the Principal
at Kellogg Marsh Elementary School for 5 years. Before becoming a
principal he was a teacher at Marysville Middle School, Liberty
Elementary School and Marshall Elementary School for 11 years. During
his teaching career, David taught special education, 6th grade Social
Studies/Humanities and 5th grade.
Throughout his years of teaching his interest in a leadership role
that directly impacted an entire school community compelled him to get
his Masters in School Administration from Seattle University.
In David's spare time, he enjoys working in his garden, spending time
with his dog Lucy, traveling around the world and getting together with
friends and family. David enjoys living in West Seattle.