Susan Rieke-Smith

Susan Rieke-Smith

A 2000 alumna of George Fox’s Masters of Arts in Teaching program, Susan Rieke-Smith was named the 2011 Oregon Middle School Principal of the Year by the Confederation of Oregon School Administrators and the Oregon Association of Secondary School Administrators. Under her leadership as principal, Houck Middle School of Salem, Oregon, experienced significant improvement in student achievement, particularly among the 30 percent of students receiving ELL/limited-English proficiency services and the 85 percent of students receiving free or reduced-price lunches.