Penny Salm, Associate Principal/Instructional Coach

Penny began her career in education teaching fifth and sixth graders in Warsaw, Indiana.  She has spent the past seventeen years serving in the Sherwood School District as a middle school teacher, coach, counselor, and most recently Instructional Coach, TOSA and Collaboration Grant Manager. 

Penny is currently completing her Initial Administrative license through Portland State University and is ready to take this next step in her career. 

Because of her extensive experience in the Sherwood School District, Penny has already established relationships with staff, students and parents.  Her experience combined with the passion and skills she brings to her new role will serve our staff and students well.  We are excited to add Penny to our leadership team at Laurel Ridge Middle School, anticipating staff and student growth and plenty of fun and laughter.