Leadership Team

Expert Leadership

WAVA's administrators represent some of Washington's leading experts on school management. Their innovation, expertise, and dedication are your family's assurance of first-rate quality in every aspect of the virtual academy experience.

Experienced, State-Certified Teachers

WAVA's state-certified teachers average 15 years of experience in traditional school settings as well as virtual school environments. All of our teachers are committed to serving their students and helping you, the parent, every step of the way.

Seasoned Staff

The Washington Virtual Academies staff is dedicated to making our online school an ideal learning experience for all students. Additionally, the K12 support staff handles the technology and other back-end business aspects for our school, providing all WAVA families with a strong technical support system.

Meet our Leadership Team

Susan Boyer

WAVA

Director of Academics

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Tom Yahraes

6th- 12th grade

Assistant Principal

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Taylor Kreilmann

K- 5th grade

Assistant Principal

Amy Peterson

Operations Manager

Heather Bennett

Student Support Supervisor

Terry Ackerman

6th- 12th grade Principal

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Amalia Walle

K- 5th grade Principal

Stacey Love

6th- 12th grade

Assistant Principal

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Russell Kovalenko

K- 5th grade

Assistant Principal

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Stephanie Robinson

Assistant Operations Manager

Danielle Beyer

Assessment Administrator

Mark Langerquist

6th- 12th grade
Assistant Principal

Dolly Fernandes

Principal of Special Programs

Josh Gannis

Enrollment Manager

Hailey Chamberlain

Community Engagement Specialist