The Brentwood Union School District announced that Adams Middle School principal Lauren Griggs, was selected by the Association of California School Administrators Delta Charter as Middle School Principal of the Year for the 2023-24 school year.
Lauren has been principal at Adams since 2021. She is being honored for her exemplary leadership and for the positive culture she is helping to build at Adams.
Lauren started her career with Brentwood Union School district twenty years ago in 2004 as a Social Studies and Language Arts teacher at Edna Hill Middle School. During her tenure as a teacher, Lauren was the department chair for English Language Arts, Curriculum & Instruction Leadership Team (CILT) representative, BTSA Mentor, GATE Site Coordinator, Associated Student Body (ASB) Co-Director and Academic Vocabulary Committee site lead.
Lauren transitioned into a Teacher on Special Assignment role at Adams Middle School during the 2014-2015 school year and to an Instructional Coach at the district level during the 2015-2016 school year. In 2016, Lauren was promoted to Vice Principal at Adams Middle School, where she remained until her promotion to Principal at Adams Middle School in July of 2021.
Lauren was raised and attended school in Brentwood where she still currently resides with her husband Scott, and two children, Griffin and Colin.
Brentwood Union School District Superintendent Dana Eaton shared, “Lauren has grown from a Brentwood student to an exemplary, award-winning principal in the district. We love that so many of our students come back to benefit future generations of students. We are so fortunate to work with someone with the character that Lauren Griggs possesses.”
An awards dinner will be held in honor of her and the other award recipients on March 7th at the Lone Tree Golf Club in Antioch.