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We Welcome Our New Principal, Dr. Joy Harris

The Ocean View School District announced several new principalships for the 2018-2019 school year last spring, including the appointment of Dr. Joy Harris as Principal of Harbour View.

Dr. Harris comes to OVSD from the Ramona Unified School District, where she served as Principal at the high-performing James Dukes Elementary School in San Diego County. Dr. Harris’ educational background includes instructional leadership positions in the elementary and high school levels, focusing on innovative teaching and programs, metacognition, project-based learning, programs for at-risk students, special education, and professional development.

Dr. Harris began her career nearly 20 years ago as a general and special education teacher at the elementary level. She continues her commitment to providing a collaborative and innovative learning environment for her students, families and staff in 2018-2019!

As the Principal at Harbour View, Dr. Harris brings an intelligent, resourceful, creative, collaborative approach. She looks forward to fostering a culture of empowered students, staff and families, who are invested in their learning community.