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 familyBio 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 (Graduate of Colorado State—Business Marketing w/Statistics Focus), Kayci (Seventh Grade at Tillicum Middle School)

Pet: Ollie, the Shi-Tzu/Yorkie

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

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. Company
 

Lake Hills CrossFit
Co-owner with my wife (the real CrossFitter!)