Mark Stone has been at Ayala High School since they opened the doors in the fall of 1990. Before coming to Ayala he taught for three years at Grant High School (Van Nuys, CA), five years at Don Lugo High School (Chino, CA) and two years at Townsend Junior High School (Chino Hills, CA). While in Chino Valley Unified Mr. Stone has served as Ayala’s Performing Arts Department Chairperson and the district Mentor Teacher in Performing Arts. He has also received many awards and accolades including Ayala High School ‘Teacher of the Year’ in 1999 and recipient of the Fidelity Investments ‘Inspire The Future’ award in 2006. He is an adjudicator for Southern California School Band and Orchestra Association. Mr. Stone attended Pasadena City College, and received his Bachelor of Arts degree and Credential at California State University, Los Angeles.