San Diego Unified announced the appointment of six new principals at district schools. These schools include Field, Jerabek, Loma Portal and Mason elementaries, Bell Middle and Mission Bay High.Field Elementary: Amy Griffiths, current VP, Lindbergh Schweitzer
Amy is currently the Vice Principal at Lindbergh Schweitzer. She has been employed with the district since 1998. She has also worked as a Bilingual Teacher and Resource Teacher. She received her bachelor’s degree from University of San Diego and her BCLAD and master’s degree from National University. She also received her specialized certificate in gifted and talented education and preliminary administrative credential from University of San Diego.
Jerabek Elementary: Kristie Joiner, current VP, Santee School District
Kristie is currently a Vice Principal with the Santee School District. She has worked at Santee since 2008. Prior to working at Santee School District, she was employed by South Bay Union School District from 1998-2008. She received her undergraduate at Southwestern College. She received her bachelors, teaching credential, masters and administrative credential from Point Loma Nazarene University.
Loma Portal Elementary: Rebecca Penh, current Magnet Coordinator, Joyner Magnet School
Rebecca is currently a Project Resource Teacher at Joyner. She has worked for the district since 2002. She received her bachelors and CLAD teaching credential at San Diego State University. She received her master’s degree at National University and administrative credential at University of San Diego.
Mason Elementary: Dawn Powell, current VP, Mason ES
Dawn is currently the Vice Principal at Mason Elementary and has held that position since 2008. She has been employed with the district since 1999. She received her bachelor’s degree from California State University San Marcos, teaching credential and master’s degree from National University and administrative credential at University of San Diego.
Bell Middle: Precious Hubbard-Jackson, current VP, Bell MS
Precious is currently the Interim Principal at Bell Middle School. She has been employed at Bell Middle School from 2005 to present. She was a Teacher at Lincoln High School and Vice Principal at Bell Middle. She has also served in a variety of positions such as English Department Chair, member of the Blueprint Task Force and AVID Coordinator, just to name a few. She received her bachelor’s degree at Howard University, multiple subject teaching credential, master’s degree and preliminary administrative credential from San Diego State University.
Mission Bay High: Ernest Remillard, current Principal at Pacific Beach MS
Ernest is currently Principal at Pacific Beach Middle School. He has been employed by the district since 2004. He has worked as a high school and a middle school Math Teacher, IB Magnet Resource Teacher at Roosevelt, Vice Principal for three years at Pacific Beach MS and one year at DePortola MS. He earned his teaching credential from Drexler University and his master’s degree from USD.