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Suzanne Webb

Santa Monica-Malibu USD
Director, Human Resources
Human Resources
Come find out what you can do to cope with common stressors that school site administrators face and how you can personally build resiliency through strategic coping skills.
I am currently the Director of Human Resources, Santa Monica-Malibu USD. I have spent 4 years as a high school assistant principal and 7 years as a middle school principal. Four years into my principalship, I entered a doctoral program looking for something to "feed" my professional growth because I always felt that I couldn't get everything done that needed my attention. My research showed the principals typically only stay in their positions for 3-5 years so for my dissertation, I focused on why some principals stay in their jobs for more than five years and how they coped with the stress of the job and built resiliency.