Local School Principal, Teresa Everett, is Awarded Principal of Year Award & CNews Release: 6/3/2016
Local School Principal, Teresa Everett, is Awarded Principal of Year Award & California Gold Ribbon Award
Perris, CA – 6/2/2016; Teresa Everett is a local Elementary School Principal who was recently awarded Elementary School Principal of the Year in Riverside County. In addition, the school that she leads, Sky View Elementary, earned the distinction of being a California Gold Ribbon school this year for its best practices in teaching especially teaching the core subject of language arts and writing.
Ms. Everett has worked at the Perris Elementary School District since 2004 and was promoted to principal in 2014. She has earned her Master’s Degree in Educational Administration and her Administrative Credential. Ms. Everett decided to go into teaching after working in business development and marketing management for a technology company because she desired a career that was rewarding and fulfilling – her goal was to make a difference in society by providing a solid education to students who are from socio-economic disadvantaged families and who face the issues of poverty on a daily basis. She works hard to get students excited about going to school!
Sky View Elementary School is 50% Hispanic with a high percentage of EL learners and is a Title 1 school yet continues to make academic improvements. It hosts STEM, health, and literacy events for parents to increase family involvement and also for students which increases enrichment and engagement. Sky View is an AVID elementary school honored with the Civic Learning Award of Merit and Models of Academic Excellence and Innovation Award.
Recently, the Western Riverside County Association of School Managers (WRCASM) awarded Ms. Everett the title of ‘Elementary Principal of the Year’ at an awards dinner and cited her ability to lead as one of the key elements to being a successful principal.
The California Gold Ribbon is awarded to schools based on several factors – the Press Release for the schools in California who attained the award was published on April 13, 2016 and only 33 (approx.) schools in Riverside County were given the award out of 507 public schools (approx.). Sky View Elementary School was the only school in the Perris Elementary School District that won the award!
According to the press release issued, Tom Torlakson, California State Superintendent of Public Instruction, said about schools which receive the California Gold Ribbon award, “These schools shine as bright beacons for others, putting forth an exemplary effort to ensure that every student is ready for 21st century college and careers. . . California teachers are developing an education model for the nation, training the students of today to be the problem-solvers, inventors, and pioneers of tomorrow."
According to the press release, “The Gold Ribbon Awards recognize California schools that have made gains in implementing the academic content and performance standards adopted by the State Board of Education. These include the California Standards for English Language Arts and Mathematics, California English Language Development Standards, and Next Generation Science Standards.”
Ms. Everett said about working in education and being a principal, “Working in education satisfies my soul. I feel fortunate to have a platform that renders the opportunity to make a positive difference in the lives of children, parents, the community, fellow educators and beyond. As a teacher, I have always taught my students to believe in themselves, work hard, and exercise tenacity while using their unique talents to do the extraordinary. Every day, I want to live my teaching.”
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Teresa Everett is not only an Elementary School principal but she is also a wife and an active mother who stays busy attending her two boys’ extracurricular events.
Ms. Everett has recently launched an organization called, SpeakRivers, LLC, which supports women’s issues, women in leadership, advocates for children’s issues, provides corporate training, and motivates audiences towards the merits of public education.
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