Woodburn School District announces admin changes
Woodburn School District is making major changes in administration next year, as 14 educators and administrators retire and a number of principals change positions.
Principal Jenny Caragol of Lincoln Elementary School and Principal Geri Federico of Woodburn Academy of Art, Science and Technology are retiring when the school year is over.
Jeff Taylor is leaving Nellie Muir to be principal of Valor, and will be replaced by Oscar Belanger, currently assistant principal at Nellie Muir. Ricardo Marquez, principal of French Prairie, will take over from Federico as principal of WAAST. French Prairie assitant principal Mateo Courtney will take over from Marquez. The assistant principal position at French Prairie will be filled by Jessica Ramirez.
The principal position at Lincoln elementary and the assistant principal positions at Nellie Muir are still open.
The full list of retirees includes:
Brad Agenbrod, Teacher, French Prairie, 24 years
Mariam Baradar, Migrant Program Coordinator and Welcome Center, 30 years
Coral Barnhart, Lead Custodian, Woodburn High School, 19 years
Jenny Caragol, Principal, Lincoln Elementary, 30 years
Geri Federico, Principal, WAAST, 38 years
Peggy Floyd, Head Secretary, WACA 34 years
Nancy Hall, Director of Business, District Office, 24 years
Jean McCormick, Early Childhood Ed Instructor, Creative Learning Center, 5 years
Francisca Medina, Instructional Assistant, Valor, 18 years
Anita Mosteller, Special Ed Assistant, Nellie Muir, 36 years
Sheryl Rissberger, Teacher, Washington, 22 years
Sandy Soriano, Instructional Assistant, Heritage, 32 years
Karen Strangwayes, Teacher, Nellie Muir, 38 years
Eric Swenson, Administrator, School District, 31 years