Dr. Armstrong has served in various roles across K-12 for two decades. For the past two years, she has led Educational Services in the North Bay Area of California. Prior to California, she served in Washington State as a head girls basketball coach, teacher, academic interventionist, administrator, and a cabinet-level executive director in Edmonds School District.
Dr. Armstrong’s leadership experiences range from providing leadership, vision, and strategic direction for curriculum, instruction, assessment, and school support initiatives. In the community, her commitment to service is highlighted through her involvement with universities and nonprofit organizations.
As a first-generation college student and City College of San Francisco alum, Dr. Armstrong is passionate about equitable progress, growth mindset, and accelerating learning. Reflecting on her own experiences as a low-income student with unstable housing and the ensuing impacts of that, she’s passionate about cultivating a culture of learning, progressive programs, and sustainable intervention/preventative work with the ultimate goal of knowing every student’s brilliance to better support who they are now and who they wish to become.
She holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communication from California State University, East Bay. She later went on to earn multiple degrees including a Doctor of Education Degree in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies from University of Washington