About Wilkinson...
Position: Assistant Principal- Curriculum
Room: Front Office
Phone: (480) 812-7700
Email: Wilkinson

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Welcome to Chandler High School! I am the Assistant Principal for Curriculum and Academics. I am also responsible for overseeing the IB program. I have been in education for 24 years, spending the past 17 years in CUSD as both a teacher and an administrator. My goal at CHS is to ensure that you have the best high school experience that you can have, and that my office offers you support and guidance along the way. I look forward to meeting you and encourage you to contact me at any time!!

My Education and Professional Background

Mrs. Wilkinson grew up in Cheyenne, Wyoming where she first attended her local community college before moving to South Dakota to attend Black Hills State University where she earned her Bachelor's in Education- Social Studies. Mrs. Wilkinson went on to teach American History for 18 years in Wyoming, Colorado and in Arizona, spending 11 years teaching AP US History at Basha HS before entering administration. Mrs. Wilkinson first served 3 years as the Dean of students at Perry HS, and then went on to become Assistant Principal at Arizona College Prep-Oakland for two years. Mrs. Wilkinson earned a Master's in Teaching American History through the University of Wyoming and as a result of being named a James Madison Fellow in 1999. Mrs. Wilkinson further earned her Principal Certification from NAU and completed her Doctorate of Organizational Leadership/Instructional Leadership through GCU in 2018.

My Educational Philosophy

I believe all students can learn and strive to their highest levels of achievement when provided an environment of care, understanding, love, trust and respect. I believe I have a duty to ensure such an environment is fostered for all students. Further, I believe it is my duty as an educational administrator to provide teachers support in which to practice their craft and commit to providing them with the tools necessary to reach all students.

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