The Ozark Board of Education voted to hire Dr. Gina McBain as the West Elementary principal for the 2020-21 school year.
“Dr. McBain has done amazing things and I’m excited to see her continue these initiatives as principal," said Ozark Superintendent Dr. Chris Bauman.
McBain has been acting as the interim head principal of West Elementary since January, 2020. McBain joined Ozark School District as a teacher and special education process coordinator in 2001 and became the assistant principal at East Elementary in 2013. McBain completed her Doctor of Educational Leadership, Curriculum and Instruction degree with Evangel University in 2018.
“Being at West Elementary since January, I have learned that West teachers are resilient and strive to do what is best for all kids,” said McBain. “I am truly honored to serve as part of the team committed to connect, learn and grow to meet the needs of students and their families. We are West!”