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Principal Alston

Ms. Alston, Westover Hills Elementary School principal

On behalf of the entire staff, I welcome you to Westover Hills  Elementary School, home of the Eager Beaver Leaders!  I am thrilled to serve as the principal of this school as I enter my 19th year as an educator.   Students, staff, and parents are the center of success at our school.  We here at Westover Hills believe that our scholars should be provided with ample opportunities to explore, learn, and grow in a safe and nurturing school environment.  I believe that every child deserves a world class education regardless of their zip code, race, or circumstances.

I received my Bachelors and Masters degrees from Virginia Commonwealth University.  I was a classroom teacher in Henrico County for 12 years before transitioning into leadership roles.  I was Assistant Principal for 6 years before becoming the principal of Westover Hills Elementary.  

As the Principal, my door is always opened and I welcome your input.  I am excited to work and collaborate with the students, parents, and school personnel to ensure academic success for all students is sustained.  

Assistant Principal Reed

Mrs. Reed, Assistant Principal at Westover Hills Elementary School

Mrs. Janea Reed began her educational career 12 years ago here at Westover Hills Elementary School teaching 1st grade . She has extensive knowledge in elementary instruction with experiences in 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th grades. Most recently, she served as the mathematics instructional coach at Westover Hills Elementary.

Mrs. Reed earned her Bachelor's Degree in Interdisciplinary Liberal Studies with a minor in Elementary Education in 2010 and her Master's Degree in Teaching in 2011, both from James Madison University. She went on to earn her certification in Administration and Supervision in 2016 from the University of Virginia. Most recently, she earned her Master's of Education in Educational Leadership with a concentration in Mathematics Specialist Leader K-8 from George Mason University.

"I am excited to be the new assistant principal at Westover Hills Elementary! I am grateful to continue to work with students, families and teachers in a community that I hold dear to my heart. I am excited to continue strengthening the opportunities for authentic, deeper learning experiences with our students at Westover!”