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Lisa Escobar appointed principal for soon-to-be-reopened Viewlands Elementary

March 24th, 2011 · Comments

Viewlands Elementary School, 10525 3rd Ave. NW., was closed a couple years ago, but will reopen this fall with new principal Lisa Escobar.

From Seattle Public Schools:

Escobar, a Seattle Public Schools administrator since 2004, has been a principal at Nova, The Center School and is currently co-principal at Rainier Beach High School. She held positions as an elementary school principal and assistant principal at the middle school level. In addition to her service with Seattle Public Schools, she has been a classroom teacher at schools in Issaquah and school districts in California. Escobar taught general, special and bilingual education for several years at the elementary and secondary level and did her administrative internship at an elementary school. Escobar received her degree in health science with minors in chemistry and biology from California State University, Chico. She has a master’s degree in special education from San Jose State University, where her focus was on engaging Spanish-speaking parents in the IEP (Individualized Education Program) process. She received her administrative credential from Chico State.

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