Veronica Raigoza was born and raised in Reedley, CA, and graduated from California State University of Fresno in 2001. She continued her education there and earned her Multiple Subject Credential and her Masters in Education.
Ms. Raigoza’s career in education has included teaching first grade, sixth grade, as well as administration for the past ten years. Her roles as an administrator have included
Learning Director, Assistant Principal at both middle and elementary schools. She also had the privilege of serving the district as the English Language Director, where she specifically worked with compliance and oversight of the California English Language Development assessment. Her most recent role has been Principal at Lincoln Elementary, which is part of Exeter Unified School District. She prides herself on developing a positive culture of learners, where not only students but adults continue to develop a love of learning. She credits her thriving culture to a growth mindset, which fosters accountability for herself and her team.
Veronica has a daughter, who is a Senior at Reedley High School, and will be attending College of the Sequoias. In her free time, she enjoys listening to live music along with cheering on her favorite football team, the Los Angeles Rams.
“I’m looking forward to serving the students, teachers, and parents of Polk Elementary School this upcoming school year. I am excited to share my passion for learning and serving the community. Let’s start our journey together. Go, Pioneers!”