BEEHIVE SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY ACADEMY NAMES NEW ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL

11 October 2018

BEEHIVE SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY ACADEMY NAMES

NEW ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL

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Sandy—Beehive Science & Technology Academy has named Vickie Peterson as its new assistant principal.

     Beehive, located at 830 E. 9400 S. in Sandy, is a tuition-free public charter school for grades six through 12.  The school is recognized for its achievements in STEM (an acronym for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics).  In fact, Beehive is the only Utah school to date to be named an Apple Distinguished School for 2017 through 2019.

    Peterson served as a high school principal in Murray from 2016 to 2017.  She was director of the Santaquin charter school, C.S. Lewis Academy, from 2011 to 2015.  At the time, C.S. Lewis had about 450 students in kindergarten through eighth grade.  She also served as assistant director of the charter school, Liberty Academy in Salem, Utah, from 2010 to 2011.  Liberty Academy serves grades kindergarten through ninth grade.  She was also a SIS (an acronym for student information system) specialist/board secretary/board member for the American Leadership Academy in the Nebo School District from 2005 to 2010.  SIS programs are created to track specific student information and report it to the state.  The SIS program was created and managed by the Utah State Board of Education.

     Peterson graduated with a degree in business administration in 2010 and a master’s in educational leadership in 2015 from Ashford University.

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