Principal Katerina Palomares

Principal Katerina Palomares

Principal Katerina Palomares

Principal Katerina Palomares is new to Junipero Serra Elementary School this 2021-2022 school year, but not new to SFUSD.  Principal Palomares started in SFUSD as a 2nd/3rd Grade Spanish Bilingual teacher in 1998 and has served as both Asst. Principal and Principal over the last 16 years. She is the youngest of seven siblings that immigrated from the Philippines and has her own family that includes two teenage boys! 

As an SFUSD employee, she has served in the SF areas including Chinatown, Lake Merced and Excelsior/Portola District. She looks forward to serving the diverse community in the Bernal Heights area at Junipero Serra Elementary School!