Verner Principal

Meet the Verner Elementary Principal

Dr. Christina Monroe
Verner Principal / Director of Special Education

Dr. Christina “Tina” Monroe earned her Doctorate in Educational Leadership from Widener University, a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership from the University of Central Florida, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Education from Slippery Rock University.  Additionally, she holds Pennsylvania certifications as a Superintendent, K-12 Principal, Supervisor of Special Education, Elementary K-6, and Special Education.
Prior to becoming the Director of Special Education/Customized Services for Riverview School District, Dr. Monroe served as the Assistant Executive Director of the Westmoreland Intermediate Unit, Director of Curriculum at Tulpehocken Area School District, Assistant Principal at Central Dauphin High School, Special Education teacher at Oviedo High School, Seminole High School, and Jackson Heights Middle School (all with the Seminole County Public Schools of Florida), and started her career at Linton Middle School in the Penn Hills School District.      

Dr. Monroe believes that it takes a team of people, including family members, working together to help students be successful. She believes that everyone is responsible and accountable for meeting high expectations and assisting our students to obtain their own individual goals and expectations.  She sees teachers as facilitators of learning and believes administrators are to assist in supporting teachers and staff so that the organizations goals, beliefs, and standards are being met.

Dr. Monroe has been with the Riverview School District since November of 2016.
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