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2024-25 Administrative Announcements

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Below is a summary of all adjustments to principal, assistant principal and other administrative-level positions across the district to-date for the 2024-25 school year.

We will continue to update this post with any additional administrative changes throughout the summer to prepare for the 2024-25 school year. 

Elementary School Principals

Joni Pruett  |  Principal at Clear Lake Elementary School

Joni Pruett is currently serving as a Principal on Special Assignment for Elementary Education and will be transitioning to serve as Principal at Clear Lake Elementary in 2024-25. 

Michelle Nelson  |  Principal at Pringle Elementary School

Michelle Nelson is currently serving as Principal at McKinley Elementary and will be transitioning to serve as Principal at Pringle Elementary in 2024-25. 

Sandie Price  |  Principal at McKinley Elementary School

Sandie Price is currently serving as the Director of School Improvement and will be transitioning to serve as Principal at McKinley Elementary in 2024-25.  

Jesse Leonard  |  Principal at Yoshikai Elementary School

Jesse Leonard is currently serving as a Principal on Special Assignment for MTSS and will be transitioning to serve as Principal at Yoshikai Elementary in 2024-25. 

Erika Manzo  |  Principal at Washington Elementary School

Erika Manzo is currently serving as Principal at Lee Elementary and will be transitioning to serve as Principal at Washington Elementary in 2024-25. 

Melinda Wilson  |  Principal at Lee Elementary School

Melinda Wilson is currently serving as Principal at Harritt Elementary and will be transitioning to serve as Principal at Lee Elementary in 2024-25. 

Kristi Auvinen  |  Principal at Morningside Elementary School

Kristi Auvinen is currently serving as Assistant Principal at Lamb Elementary and will be transitioning to serve as Principal at Morningside Elementary in 2024-25. 

Nubia Green  |  Principal at Scott Elementary School

Nubia Green is currently serving as Principal at Bush Elementary and will be transitioning to serve as Principal at Scott Elementary in 2024-25.

Jazmin Garcia  |  Principal at Bush Elementary School

Jazmin Garcia is currently serving as Assistant Principal at Scott Elementary and will be transitioning to serve as Principal at Bush Elementary in 2024-25.

Greg Watson  |  Principal at Kalapuya Elementary School

Greg Watson is currently serving as Principal at Clear Lake Elementary and will be transitioning to serve as Principal at Kalapuya Elementary in 2024-25.

Scott Stenlund  |  Principal at Harritt Elementary School

Scott Stenlund is currently serving as Principal at Morningside Elementary and will be transitioning to serve as Principal at Harritt Elementary in 2024-25.

Elementary School Assistant Principals

Lynn Barry  |  Assistant Principal at Eyre and Swegle Elementary Schools

Lynn Barry is currently serving as Assistant Principal at Crossler Middle School and will be transitioning to serve as Assistant Principal at Eyre and Swegle Elementary Schools in 2024-25.

Jessica Rist  |  Assistant Principal at Scott Elementary School

Jessica Rist is currently serving as Assistant Principal at McNary High School and will be transitioning to serve as Assistant Principal at Scott Elementary School in 2024-25.

Middle School Principals

Magda Romero  |  Principal at Houck Middle School

Magda Romero is currently serving as Principal at Washington Elementary School and will be transitioning to serve as Principal at Houck Middle School in 2024-25.

Lara Tiffin  |  Principal at Judson Middle School

Lara Tiffin is currently serving as Coordinator of Athletics and Activities for the district and will be transitioning to serve as Principal at Judson Middle School in 2024-25.

Middle School Assistant Principals

Jordan Radke  |   Assistant Principal at Crossler Middle School

Jordan Radke is currently serving as Assistant Principal at Stephens Middle School and will be transitioning to serve as Assistant Principal at Crossler Middle School in 2024-25.

Shirley Richardson  |  Assistant Principal at Stephens Middle School

Shirley Richardson is currently serving as Assistant Principal at Houck Middle School and will be transitioning to serve as Assistant Principal at Stephens Middle School in 2024-25.

Joe Valencia  |  Assistant Principal at Houck Middle School

Joe Valencia is currently serving as an Assistant Principal on Special Assignment and will be transitioning to serve as Assistant Principal at Houck Middle School in 2024-25.

High School Assistant Principals

Barb Bamford  |  Assistant Principal at McNary High School

Barb Bamford is currently serving as Coordinator of Curriculum and Professional Development for the district and will be transitioning to serve as Assistant Principal at

McNary High School in 2024-25.

Jen Colachico  |  Assistant Principal at McNary High School

Jen Colachico is currently serving as a Coordinator of Student Services and Special Education for the district and will be transitioning to serve as Assistant Principal at

McNary High School in 2024-25.

Josh Thorp  |  Assistant Principal at Sprague High School

Josh Thorp is currently serving as an Assistant Principal at West Salem High School and will be transitioning to serve as Assistant Principal at Sprague High School in 2024-25.

Additional administrative position announcements

Kathryn Santana  |  Coordinator of Special Projects – Behavior Intervention Centers

Kathryn Santana is currently serving as a Coordinator of Student Services and Special Education for the district and will be transitioning to serve as the Coordinator of Special Projects – Behavior Intervention Centers for the district in 2024-25.