Ms. Feather Gentry

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Role:  Principal
Email: fgentry@stcyril.net

Biography:

Ms. Feather Gentry earned her Administrative Credential in 2017. She holds a Master of Arts in Teaching with an emphasis on Curriculum and Assessment from the University of Saint Mary, Kansas, as well as a Clear California Multiple Subject Credential from California State University, Northridge. Ms. Gentry earned her undergraduate degree in Liberal Studies from California State University, Chico. She has over fifteen years experience as a classroom teacher. For the past five years she has served as the Director of Technology and Learning Support at Saint John Catholic School, Encinitas. She is passionate about inclusion and played an integral role in developing a school wide learning support program that serves students in grades K-8. 

During her tenure at Saint John School she has served both as a member of the Diocesan Learning Support Steering Committee and as an Induction Support Provider. She has presented professional development for teachers throughout the Diocese of San Diego on topics including curriculum, assessment, and inclusion. She has also been actively involved over the years in Bearing Witness, a national program developed through a partnership between the Anti Defamation League, the National Catholic Education Association, and local dioceses. This program also led Ms. Gentry to serve with other Catholic educators on the local ADL Education Committee. Additionally, throughout her years in the classroom, she was a member of the accreditation leadership team, Student Council advisor, school newspaper advisor, Respect Committee founder, Academic Decathlon coach, and coached both volleyball and cheer.   

Ms. Gentry is looking forward to moving closer to many of her family members, which includes three younger brothers, two nephews, and soon-to-be two nieces. Her father is a retired Ventura County Sheriff’s detective and is now enjoying his retirement coaching baseball full-time. She enjoys traveling, photography, reading, and spending time with family and friends.     

Ms. Gentry plans to build on St. Cyril School’s strong foundation. She will endeavor to promote a school community that reflects a strong Catholic identity and partners closely with the parish community. She will work to support all stakeholders and to ensure that each student can reach his or her full potential while being challenged academically and provided with opportunities to put his or her faith into action.