Chief Academic Officer Susanne Jerde has announced that she will retire from Highline at the end of December 2021. Susanne has given more than 37 years in service to Highline students as a teacher, principal, director, ILED, and since 2014, as CAO. We are deeply grateful for her leadership and dedication to delivering on our Highline Promise.
Superintendent Enfield has named Jenniffer Reinig as our Interim CAO.
This is Jenniffer’s twenty-third year in public education. She began her career as a teacher at Hilltop Elementary. She has been a literacy coach, served as principal in Seattle Public Schools and Highline, and has supervised Highline elementary schools as an Instructional Leadership Executive Director (ILED). Since 2016, Jenniffer has served as an Executive Director in Teaching, Learning & Leadership, leading Special Education, Highly Capable programming, Elementary Success, and Social-Emotional Learning.
Jennifer holds a B.A. and M.A. from the University of Puget Sound. She is currently earning an Ed.D. in Educational Leadership from Gonzaga University (expected July 2022.)