Assistant Principal, Supervision
Ms. Atkinson earned her Bachelor of Arts from University of California, Los Angeles (Go Bruins!), and her M.A. in psychology from California State University, Dominguez Hills. In 2017 she completed her Administrative Credential through the joint HBUHSD and CSULB program.
Ms. Atkinson has worked as the district's New Teacher Induction Facilitator since 2017, and most recently was the Activities TOSA and ASB Advisor at Fountain Valley High School. Prior to FV, she taught English at Valley Vista Continuation High School and John C. Fremont High School (LAUSD). She believes in the importance of the work we do serving students and communities, and is honored to be a Charger!
Andrea grew up in Huntington Beach, and graduated from HBHS in 1994. She lives in the area with her husband Jim and three daughters Lillian (15), Claire (12), and Alex (9). On weekends you can find her running kids to soccer and volleyball games, sneaking in a yoga class, or curling up in the backyard with a good book.