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Meet Dr. Terri Leon

Dr. Terri Leon is a proud product of the Simi Valley School system. After graduating SVHS, she attended the University of California, Santa Barbara for a bachelor’s degree in Psychology, teaching credential, and master’s degree in Education. She holds a doctorate in Educational Leadership, and administrative credential from the University of Southern California.

Dr. Leon came to Simi Valley Schools in 2005, as an English teacher at Valley View Middle School and Simi Valley High School. She then became Assistant Principal at Royal High School, followed by Valley View Middle School. Dr. Leon was named the Coordinator of Curriculum and Assessment for the District, and then served as Director of Instructional Support for Oxnard Union High School District before coming to Atherwood Elementary.

This is her fourth year as Principal at Atherwood Elementary, and she is so excited to be part of the All-Star community!

Dr. Leon is married to a wonderful man, Carlos, and has an exuberant six-year-old son named Antonio. She loves spending time with her family, drinking good coffee, and reading!