Jun 29 2014

New Principal of Beach School Named

“On Wednesday, June 25, 2014, the Piedmont Unified School District Board of Education unanimously approved the appointment of Mr. Michael Corritone as the new Principal for Egbert W. Beach Elementary School, effective July 1, 2014.

The selection process included input gathering from the Beach Elementary School staff and parent/community members, and an extensive interview with representative stakeholders.

Mr. Corritone’s professional experiences as a school psychologist, assistant principal, and elementary school principal personify the requisite qualities of a principal for Beach Elementary Mr. Corritone holds a Pupil Personnel Services Credential and a Professional Administrative Services Credential. Additionally, Mr. Corritone is a graduate of the University of California, Santa Barbara, with a B.S. in Sociology and a M.S. in Education.

Mr. Corritone’s professional background includes three years as principal at Corte Madera School in the Portola Valley School District and five years as an assistant principal at Windemere Ranch Middle School in the San Ramon Valley Unified School District. He also served as a school psychologist for nine years at elementary and middle school sites in the San Ramon Valley Unified School District.

Mr. Corritone’s position officially begins on July 1, 2014 PUSD is delighted to welcome Mr. Michael Corritone to our community of learners.

Egbert W. Beach Elementary School

The Beach Elementary School community is located in Piedmont, a city of about 10,000 residents nestled in the hills above the San Francisco Bay Area. With approximately 365 students and 30 teachers, Beach has a high academic performance record. The outstanding staff provides a remarkable education and learning environment for all students. The 2013 API was 965, meeting all of its growth targets and APR criteria.

The residents of Piedmont demonstrate a strong sense of community and are committed to maintaining and enhancing educational programs, services and school facilities. Parent participation in school activities is extensive; parents and community members have developed a variety of support organizations that work collaboratively with staff to support the needs of the school system.”

Press Release – Piedmont Unified School District, June 25, 2014

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