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Erika Tejeda, Ed.D.

Erika Tejeda
Erika Tejeda, Ed.D.

Spanish, B.A. ā€™01, Educational Administration, M.A. ā€™13, Educational Leadership, Ed.D. ā€™22

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Hometown: Perris, CA

Principal of the Year by the Association of California School Administrators (ACSA)

CSUSB alumna Erika Tejeda '01, '22 is driven to transform the high school experience for future students. Named Principal of the Year, Tejeda shows her dedication to her students and staff by cultivating an environment rich with encouragement, support and understanding.

As a first-generation Chicana student, Tejeda didn't feel a sense of belonging when she started her educational journey at a community college. However, her path led her to CSUSB, where she aimed to be a role model for her children. After earning three degrees, Erika Tejeda leads by example, emphasizing, "Iā€™m very passionate

Alumna determined to change the high school experience named California Principal of The Year Principal of the Year: CSUSB alumna Erika Tejeda and first-generation Chicana empowers futures