Degrees and Certifications:

Mr. Christian Walter

Christian Walter is the principal at Sylvia Mendez Newcomers School. He is also an active presenter and coach for the North Carolina Department of Instruction EL Support Team. He was recognized as Guilford County School’s Assistant Principal of the Year Finalist in October 2020. Furthermore, he is a 2021 Latinxed Fellow and participated in the New Leaders' Assistant Principal Leadership Academy (APLA) in 2019-2020. Born and raised in South America, he is a native speaker of Spanish. Christian earned his Bachelor’s in English and Broadcasting from the National University of La Plata in Argentina and holds a MA in TESOL from Greensboro College and a post-Master’s Certificate of School Administration and Executive Leadership from Gardner-Webb University. He also holds a post-master’s certificate for school administrators in Dual Language Immersion Programs from East Carolina University and an Ed.S from East Carolina University. Currently, he is pursuing an Ed.D  at East Carolina University. His philosophy is tied to the belief that all students can learn regardless of their ethnicity or socio-economic status provided they are exposed to high academic expectations. During his free time, Christian enjoys traveling, grilling with his family, and running.



Principal Christian Walter
Sylvia Mendez Newcomers School
851 Ferndale Blvd.
High Point, NC 27262

(336) 522-6326