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Grizzlies welcome new principal

Holly Whitworth, Principal Dr. Holly Whitworth joined the Fairfield-Suisun Unified School District (FSUSD) in 2011 as Assistant Principal of Armijo High School. She currently serves as the Assistant Principal of Rodriguez High School. Prior to her employment with FSUSD Dr. Whitworth worked for Woodland Joint Unified School District as an Agriculture Teacher. She came to FSUSD seeking a leadership position, in which she very quickly excelled in. 

Dr. Whitworth aspires to establish a school culture and educational program conducive to student learning and social skills that are transferable to the post-secondary world. She seeks to promote staff professional growth and development, as well as teamwork and cooperation. Her current supervisor, along with her previous supervisor, Sheila Smith, at Armijo High School have only positive things to say about her and her dedication to the students and staff of FSUSD. 

Mr. Clarence Isadore, Principal of Rodriguez High School and direct supervisor to Dr. Whitworth, included in Dr. Whitworth’s letter of recommendation: 

“Dr. Whitworth knows the importance of instructional leadership, and how instruction drives academic success. Holly oversees curriculum and assessment with a focus on instructional walkthroughs as it relates to teaching and learning. Holly meets regularly with new teachers to provide information on best practices and instructional strategies. Under Holly’s leadership, teachers have focused on student engagement, making learning relevant and formative assessments. Teachers truly value the hands on professional development.”

Dr. Whitworth received her Bachelor of Science, Agricultural Systems and Environment Degree with an emphasis in Agricultural and Environmental Education in 2003 from University of California, Davis. She received her Master of Education Degree in 2005 from the University of California, Davis, along with her California Single Subject Credential, Agriculture. Dr. Whitworth holds a Clear Administrative Services Credential, and she completed her Doctorate of Educational Leadership and Management in 2016 with Drexel University, Sacramento. 

It is without a doubt that Dr. Holly Witworth is deserving of the Principal position at Grange Middle School. Her experience and techniques as an administrator bring forward nothing but expected success! The Fairfield-Suisun Management Association is excited to recommend Dr. Holly Witworth for the position of Principal at Grange Middle School.

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