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Meet your Principal

Dr. Vicki Wong

 

Dr. Vicki Wong


Dr. Wong is the new principal of Los Coyotes Elementary. She comes to us from Fallbrook
Union Elementary School District in San Diego County where she served as the Assistant
Principal of a Dual Immersion and Steven Covey Leader in Me school. Prior to working in
Fallbrook Union, Dr. Wong served as a program specialist for grades TK-12 in Saddleback
Valley Unified school district and taught as a classroom teacher for 14 years in both primary and
upper grades.

After earning her bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Cal State University Long
Beach, Dr. Wong obtained a master’s in Education - Administration from Concordia University.
Her passion for her students spurred her on to further expand her knowledge in student learning
and motivation. Dr. Wong earned her Doctor in Educational Leadership - Educational
Psychology from the University of Southern California in May of 2019.

Dr. Wong believes that all students have the right to high-quality instruction and a nurturing
learning environment. At the core of her decisions is the desire to ensure that her students are
supported academically, socially, and emotionally. Her focus is to encourage her students to be
global leaders in the 21st-century job market while ensuring they develop positive socio-cultural
attitudes.

Dr. Wong was married for 23 years before losing her husband to cancer. She is a mother of three
young adult children. Her daughter, Amanda, is a 3rd-grade teacher in Irvine Unified School
District. Her son, Mitchell is a student at Texas Christian University and is majoring in Global
Supply Chain Management. Jacob, the youngest, is a sophomore attending Cal Poly San Luis
Obispo studying biomedical engineering.