Adina Thea came to Mount View Elementary School as principal in 2018. She was named the 2017 Washington Elementary Principal of the Year while serving as as principal at Evergreen Elementary in the Shelton School District.
Adina first taught in Mexico as a part of a year-long college field study program in anthropology. She returned to the U.S. to teach bilingual and regular education in Yakima.
Adina earned a BS in Anthropology from the University of California Riverside, an MA in education and teaching from the University of Washington, and a principal credential from Seattle Pacific University.