Meet the Principal

Kate Westrich

Principal, Village Elementary School

Kate Westrich is the principal of Village Elementary School. After graduating from UC Berkeley, Ms. Westrich began her professional life as an editor in the high-tech publishing world, leaving it to pursue her true passion, education. She obtained her teaching credential in 1997 and master’s in educational leadership in 2019. After many years teaching at the elementary and middle school levels, she joined the administrative team in Rincon Valley School District in 2012 as the vice principal of Rincon Valley Charter School, Sequoia. She was also the principal of Matanzas Elementary for six years. Ms. Westrich feels privileged to work with the dedicated and gifted educators in Rincon Valley.