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School Administration

Kristen Ugrin, Principal
Kristen Ugrin has been an educator for 24 years.  Prior to coming to Tierra Linda, Kristen has been a teacher, Reading Specialist, program coordinator and principal in Millbrae and San Mateo.  Her focus is on instructional leadership, team building through collaboration and meeting the social, emotional and academic needs of all children.  
Steven Wong, Assistant Principal
Steven was born in Yangon, Myanmar. He came to the US in 1995 and graduated from UC Berkeley in 2003 with a major in applied mathematics and a minor in economics. He worked in education for 15 years as a math teacher and in a variety of teacher-leader roles, including: math coach, math department chair, badminton coach and summer school principal at Sequoia Union High School District. Besides teaching, he likes cooking and spending family time with his two lovely kids. He also likes to play chess and badminton competitively. He is trilingual in English, Mandarin, and Burmese. Through his work, he is inspired to connect math with all content areas to identify current world problems and navigate alternatives for a better place to live.