Dr. Crechena Wise Named Director of Secondary schools

Dr. Crechena Wise Named Director of Secondary Schools


The ABC Unified School District’s Board of Education approved Dr. Crechena Wise for the role of Director of Secondary Schools. Dr. Wise is currently the Principal of Gahr High School. As Director of Secondary Schools, she will oversee all middle and high schools, as well as the District’s Career and Technical Education program. 

“Dr. Wise is an amazing educator who brings her experience and passion for education to this role,” said Superintendent Dr. Mary Sieu. “We know Dr. Wise will strive to ensure the District’s secondary schools are the best they can be for our students.”

Dr. Wise has a strong history in the ABC Unified School District having served as an administrator at both Ross and Tezlaff Middle Schools before assuming her current role. She has been recognized for her work earning the State of California Principal of the Year Award in 2015 and Region 14 Principal of the Year Award from the Association of California School Administrators. She was also a National Principal of the Year Nominee in 2016 through the National Association of Secondary Principals. 

“I am very excited to work with the talented teachers and administrators at our secondary schools,” said Dr. Wise. “I love our students and will work hard to ensure they have all they need to either pursue higher education or move into a great career.”

The Board of Education approved Dr. Wise’s appointment at the August 20, 2019 Board Meeting. She will continue to serve as principal at Gahr High School until October 1, 2019, when she will move into her new role.