Gina Yonts has served as the Principal of Green Park Elementary in Walla Walla for the past four years. She has been an educator in the Walla Walla Public Schools for the past 25 years. Mrs. Yonts started her career teaching at Berney Elementary and was an Assistant Principal and Principal at Garrison Middle School prior to her leadership at Green Park.
Mrs. Yonts has a passion for education and for supporting students and families in the early years of learning. Currently her passion is working with staff and families to introduce and implement Conscious Discipline practices in classrooms and through parenting classes. The rigor of the Common Core is important, but we cannot forget the importance of social/emotional learning for our students. Green Park focuses on the full child and in helping to develop their academic skills as well as their social/emotional skills in order to have all children ready to learn and to be successful in school.
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