BRIGHTON — School District 27J announced it selected Andra Ramsay as the new principal of North Elementary School in Brighton on May 15.
Ramsay is an experienced educator who began her career in education as a fifth-grade teacher in the St.Vrain Valley School District in 1990. From 1992 to 2010, she worked as a math teacher at Conrad Ball Middle School in Loveland, part of the Thompson School District, and then served as a K-5 instructional coach school leader and academic interventionist in the Thompson School District from 2010 to 2013. She has spent the past year as assistant principal of Bea Underwood Elementary School in Parachute, Colo., part of the Garfield School District.
Ramsay received her bachelor’s degree in elementary education from Mesa State College in 1989 and earned her master’s degree in education administration from Grand Canyon University in 2010.
“I’m excited to welcome Andra to North Elementary and the 27J family. I believe her deep instructional background and extensive work in collaboration will make her a great fit for North,” Superintendent Chris Fiedler said.
Ramsay was selected after a detailed and thorough interview process that involved North staff and parents. The process produced a list of highly-qualified candidates for the principal position. She will begin working for the district on July 17.