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Dr. Jory Westberry: Vice Chair
Calusa Park Elementary, Lely Elementary, Lely High, Manatee Elementary, Manatee Middle, Marco Island Academy, Marco Island Charter Middle, Parkside Elementary, and Tommie Barfield Elementary.
Term Expires: 11/2022
School Board Office (239) 377-0489
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 Education. Her family moved from Wyoming to Naples in 1989 and both she 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 funded grants for teachers through Champions For Learning.
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. She is also a graduate of Leadership Collier, Leadership Marco, and Leadership Florida.
Dr. Westberry’s oldest son is retired from the Navy and her youngest son is a graduate of Lely High School and UCF and presently works for CCPS. She is very proud of their achievements.