A Note About Our Principal… Theresa Kramer grew up here in the Coachella Valley. After attending school in the Palm Springs Unified School District, she enrolled at the University of California at Santa Barbara, where she majored in English Literature and Communication Studies. After graduation, she moved to Washington, D.C., where she worked for a national trade association and a management consulting firm. Upon returning to California, she was hired by a defense contractor in San Diego. She developed training materials for the United States Navy, Marine Corps. and Air Force before entering the teaching profession in 1991. Since then, Mrs. Kramer has taught every grade (K-8). She has been a Reading Specialist, an ELD Coordinator, a GATE Coordinator, a Project Facilitator, and a two-time Summer School Principal. She holds multiple credentials and degrees, including a Master of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction. She believes that all children can and should be successful in school. With a solid academic program, a variety of flexible interventions in place, and a team-oriented approach, we create the conditions for children to thrive. Her family includes her husband Kris, who works as a financial manager in the energy industry, and her daughter Mia, as well as their two small dogs, Brandi and Sophie.