I have been a part of the Palmdale family for a long time now. My family came to the United States in 1973, from Vietnam, and we moved to the city of Palmdale in 1974. I attended Yucca Elementary School for Kindergarten and 1st grade. For 2nd through 5th grade, I was at Manzanita Elementary School. I then attended Sage Middle School for 6th through 8th grades. I have so many great memories of my teachers and wonderful experiences in the Palmdale School District.
After graduating from California State University of Bakersfield in 1993, I started substitute teaching in the Palmdale and Lancaster School Districts. When I completed my teaching credential program, I began teaching in Lancaster where I spent the next 19 years doing what I love, educating children. In order to make a greater impact on students, I decided to return to school and earn a Master's in Educational Leadership.
I have served as an Assistant Principal in the Palmdale School District from 2014-2015 at Tamarisk Elementary School and from 2015-2017 at Shadow Hills Middle School. I am currently the Principal at Joshua Hills Elementary School. I look forward to a long career with the Palmdale School District helping to improve the educational experience for all students.