Meet our Principal

Audubon's Principal

E-mail: jspray@lwsd.org
Phone: 425.963.2500

Principal James Spray, Jr. by a waterway

 

Principal Spray hiking with his family

Bio Information:

Name: James M. Spray, Jr.

Nickname: Kimo, which means James in Hawaiian

Born: Long ago on an island far, far away (Honolulu, HI), but grew up in Redmond and Bellevue

Status: Married to Janice (Inouye) Spray since April 1990

Children: Daniel (Graduate of UW—Mechanical Engineering), Jessica Straker (Married to RJ Straker and Graduate of Colorado State—Business Marketing), Kayci (Newport Hight School, Bellevue)

Pets: Ollie (Shi-Tzu/Yorkie); Penny (Golden Doodle)

Alter-ego: Soy Boy (it’s a long story…)

 

Schools Attended:

Western Washington University- Administrator/Principal Certification

Lesley University-Masters in Curriculum and Assessment-Creative Arts in Learning

Seattle Pacific University-Teacher Certification and Continuing Education

University of Washington-Bachelor of Arts-English w/a Creative Writing Emphasis

Seattle Baptist High School, Burien, WA, Class of ‘82

Bellevue Christian School, Bellevue, WA

 

Experience:

Audubon Elementary (Lake Washington SD)

Principal since July 2014

Alcott Elementary (Lake Washington SD) Principal since July 2009-June 2014

Benjamin Rush Elementary (Lake Washington SD)

Principal July 2003 - June 2009

 

Apollo Elementary (Issaquah SD) Asst. Principal and 5th Grade Classroom Teacher—1999-2003 Ridgewood Elementary (Kent SD) 6th Grade Classroom Teacher—1993-1999

Kimball Elementary (Seattle SD) 4th Grade Classroom Teacher/Intern

 

Other:

Automatic Switch Company (ASCO)

Sales Engineer for Solenoid Valve/Transfer Switch Mfg. Co