Administrative Team

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    Lisa Cruz
    Mrs. Cruz has been working for the Wake County Public School System since she moved to the county in 1990. She has been a special education teacher, a liaison and lead teacher at an alternative school, and an assistant principal at both Lincoln Heights Magnet Elementary School and Brier Creek Elementary School. This is her fifth year as principal at Jeffreys Grove. She is married with two children: a son who is 21 and a senior at Appalachian State University, and a daughter who is 17 and a senior at Panther Creek High School. Mrs. Cruz also shares her home with her husband and Golden Retriever, Marley.

    Julie Scott
    Assistant Principal
    This is Ms. Scott's fourth year at Jeffreys Grove Elementary. She joined our staff in 2011 as our Instructional Resource Teacher and Literacy Coach. Ms. Scott has also served our school community in her first two years with us as our Test Coordinator, Global Coordinator, and iOS Coordinator.   Ms. Scott has been an educator for 19 years. Her classroom teaching experience includes teaching Kindergarten, Intervention, Administrative Internship, and Mentoring beginning teachers.  Ms. Scott has worked at York Elementary, Salem Elementary, and Brier Creek Elementary.  She received her undergraduate degree from East Carolina University and a Masters in School Administration from NC State University. Ms. Scott has four children.  Her oldest daughter is a student at NC State University. Her son is a Sophomore at Panther Creek High School and her two youngest children are students at JGES.