District News

  • Announcing new principal at ACCESS Academy, Ginger Taylor

    Dear ACCESS Community,

    I am pleased to announce that Ginger Taylor will become the new principal of ACCESS Academy. Ginger is a veteran educator who has worked in Portland Public Schools for 15 years, and she brings a deep background as a counselor and student advocate and is dedicated to equity of educational access for all students.

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  • Announcing new leaders in Office of School Performance

    Dear Colleagues,

    I am pleased to announce that Kathleen Ellwood and Kristyn Westphal will join the Office of School Performance as Area Senior Directors.

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  • Dyslexia: Strategies & Experiences for your Toolbox

    The University of Portland School of Education and Decoding Dyslexia Oregon present "Dyslexia: Strategies & Experiences for your Toolbox" on Oct. 11 from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the University of Portland's Bauccio Commons. The team of presenters will provide practical content that educators and administrators can take back to their classrooms and schools to better support their students and families. Click here to learn more and register for the event. 
  • Announcing new Director of Early Learners, Emily Glasgow

    Dear Colleagues,

    I am pleased to announce that Emily Glasgow will become the new Director of Early Learners. In this vital position, Emily will lead the district’s transformational work on behalf of our youngest students, from birth through third grade.

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  • Announcing new principal at Marysville, Catherine Murray

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    Dear Marysville Community,

    I am pleased to announce that Catherine Murray, a familiar face to most of you, will become the new principal at Marysville K-8 School. Catherine has worked at Marysville since 2006 in several roles, and we believe she will be a great fit as principal.

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  • Announcing new principal at Buckman, Teresa Chan Seidel

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    Dear Buckman Community,

    I am pleased to announce that Teresa Chan Seidel will be the new principal at Buckman Elementary School. Teresa is a highly decorated educator who in 2013-14 won the prestigious Milken Educator Award.

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