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Maria Serka Selected as a New Assistant Principal at Einstein

Maria Serka has been selected to be an assistant principal at Einstein Middle School beginning in the 2022-2023 school year, Superintendent Susana Reyes announced. The appointment is subject to approval by the Shoreline School Board. She will succeed Rebbecah Emanuel, who has been selected to serve as the principal at Cascade K-8.

Maria Serka photoMaria joins the Einstein family from Lynnwood High School, where she currently serves as an assistant principal. Originally from Ecuador, Maria grew up primarily in Washington State. She’s a proud Husky, having received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Washington, as well her Residency Principal Certification from the university’s Danforth Program. Maria has worked in the Edmonds School District for 15 years as a teacher of all levels of Spanish, including a Spanish for Heritage Speakers class. 

Shoreline has been home to Maria and her family for the past 11 years, and she is excited to serve the community in which she lives. Maria’s leadership is deeply rooted in her core values of love and equity and she looks forward to serving the Einstein students, staff, and families in her role as an assistant principal.

“Maria’s experience with and commitment to equity and inclusion align with the values and vision of Einstein and our district,” says Superintendent Reyes. “She has demonstrated a collaborative approach to working with staff, students, and families, fostering safe learning environments and strong relationships. We are thrilled to have Maria join Shoreline Schools.”