Dr. Jory Westberry: Board Member



Degrees and Certifications:

Dr. Jory Westberry: Board Member


District 1:

Lely Elementary, Lely High, Manatee Elementary, Manatee Middle, Parkside Elementary, Shadowlawn Elementary, and Tommie Barfield Elementary.

Term Expires: 11/2022 

Contact Me:

School Board Office (239) 377-0489
Email: WestbeJo@collierschools.com


Dr. Jory Westberry was raised in the northeast and graduated from Bethany College with a degree in Elementary Education. She earned a Master’s degree in Educational Leadership from the University of Wyoming and a Doctorate with honors from the University of Miami in Educational Administration. Her family moved from Wyoming to Naples in 1989 where both her and her husband worked for CCPS.

During Dr. Westberry’s various teaching assignments, she was honored as a Golden Apple teacher at Oakridge Middle School, participated in the Education Foundation’s “Connect Now” initiative, mentored a student in the “Take Stock in Children” program and participated in Leadership Collier and later, Leadership Marco.

After retiring as Principal of Tommie Barfield Elementary for 14 years, Dr. Westberry mentored new teachers in the CCPS C-Certs Program and presently serves on the Board of the Marco Island Historical Society and writes a column for the Coastal Breeze Newspaper.

Dr. Westberry’s oldest son is retired from the Navy and her youngest son graduated Lely High School and UCF and presently works for CCPS. She is very proud of their achievements.