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Principal Sharon Newman

Dr. Sharon Newman has been the principal of Jess Harben Elementary since 2018.  Dr. Newman has been a dedicated leader in education for over 31 years.  She remains determined to ensure that all of her students display growth.  Every year she finds joy in seeing the development of her staff and the positive effect it has on the children.  Dr. Newman has had the distinguished honor of being named Administrator of the Year in RISD.  Under her guidance, Jess Harben Elementary was named one of America’s Best Schools.  She holds the Doctor of Education from Texas A&M University-Commerce with an emphasis in Educational Administration.

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