Patricia Walker has been named K-8 assistant principal at Hawaii Preparatory Academy, effective July 1. Headmaster Lindsay Barnes made the announcement.
Walker brings extensive education and administrative experience to HPA. She most recently was an adjunct faculty member in the education department at Westminster College in Salt Lake City, Utah. She previously served as director of children’s education, principal, and preschool director at Guadalupe Charter School in Salt Lake City, Utah. She also worked as a teacher and early childhood consultant for the Salt Lake City School District.
Walker, who has been a frequent presenter at education, literacy, and training conferences, is a member of the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development and was recognized as “Instructional Leader of the Year” by the Utah Association of Elementary School Principals. She earned her bachelor’s degree in early education from Westminster College and holds a master’s degree in education from Utah State University.