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Berney Principal Finalists Named

Finalists named for Berney Elementary Principal position

Walla Walla Public Schools announces Amalia Delamora, Don Davis and Sarah Glover have been named finalists for the Berney Elementary principal position. Parents, staff, community members and students are encouraged to meet the candidates Wednesday, Feb. 21 from 4 to 5:15 p.m. during public meet and greet sessions at the Berney Elementary Library. Attendees are asked to complete candidate feedback cards and be present for all three candidate sessions (translation services will be available).

Amalia Delamora is the elementary school principal at Washington Virtual Academies. An online school, she supervises a K-5 staff of 70, serving over 2,500 students. Prior to her current position, she was a principal at St. Patrick Catholic School, a K-8 school. Delamora spent seven years as a middle school teacher and dual language coordinator and four years as an assessment facilitator in the Pasco School District. She is a Bilingual administrator and is currently a Doctoral candidate at Washington State University. Delamora holds a Bachelors of Education Degree in elementary education and bilingual English language from Heritage University. She earned her educational leadership credentials through Western Governors University.

Don Davis is currently the interim principal at Berney Elementary. Prior to his employment with Walla Walla Public Schools, Davis was an elementary school principal in Milton-Freewater for five years. Additionally, he has served as a middle school vice principal and spent seven years as an elementary teacher. He has a Bachelors in Education from Washington State University and a Masters in Education from Western Governors University. Davis earned his administrative Education Specialist credentials from Northwest Nazarene and his administrative license through Lewis and Clark College in Portland, Or.

Sarah Glover currently serves as the academic interventionist at Adams Elementary in the Central Valley School District in Spokane. She completed her principal internship last school year. Before becoming the academic interventionist, Glover spent six years teaching 4th grade and served two years as a special education teacher, both at Adams Elementary. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Education and Master’s in Education from Grand Canyon University and a Master’s Degree in educational leadership from Eastern Washington University.

The new principal will report July 1, 2024.

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