Degrees and Certifications:
Masters Degree in Educational Leadership- Suma Cum Laude, Northern Arizona University; Bachelors Degree in Elementary Education- Western Washington University; Minor in English Literature SEI Endorsement; Highly Qualified Math grades 6-12; Highly Qualified ELA grades 6-12; Reading Specialist Endorsement K-12
Greetings Leopards! It's time to meet your Principal- Mrs. Basl!
Mrs. Basl is proud to be a leader and learner in DVUSD. She has a Master's Degree in Educational Leadership, Principal Certification, and a Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education. She has been serving the education community for over 16 years. Mrs. Basl has worked with both low-income and affluent populations, teaching students K-8 grade. She was a Math and ELA Instructional Coach, as well as a TAP Master Teacher, providing professional development, curriculum development, and collaborative coaching for staff of all levels. Mrs. Basl also served as Assistant Principal at a K-8 STEM Academy for 4 years, and now currently serves as Principal of our PreK-6 A+ School of Excellence Legend Springs.
In her current role as PreK-6 Principal, Mrs. Basl has partnered with STEM Education communities of practice, ISTE, Google for Education, and many more tech-centered programs, as well as Social Emotional Learning committees, with a goal to provide innovative learning opportunities and a whole-child approach for all students. She values continued education and knows the powerful impact each person has on our current and future generations.
Mrs. Basl also values her family as a wife and mom of two children attending DVUSD schools. She loves observing learning through the eyes of her children, and appreciates the time she can take to celebrate their schooling, sports, and personal milestones. When she is not working at school, Mrs. Basl embraces time with her family- including coaching her son's basketball team, practicing tumbling moves with her daughter, hiking, swimming, reading, playing cards and board games, and making memories.
Her life motto- "Work hard and be kind to everyone. You never know how you are connected."
More Fun Facts About Mrs. Basl
Favorite Colors- teal & black
Favorite Drinks- coffee, water & La Croux
Favorite Foods- salad & smoothies
Favorite Treats- dark chocolate & fruit
Favorite Books- children's literature (picture books)
Favorite Places to Shop- Target, StitchFix & Amazon
Favorite Team- Seahawks! 💚💙
Home state- Washington State