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About Our Principal

Sherea Westra was named Mattos Principal in July 2022. She comes to Mattos with years of dedication and service in the Fremont Unified School District. 

She taught grades 1-5 over the span of 20 years at Niles Elementary School and has been a Summer Academy principal for the past two years.  Mrs. Westra makes every effort to build positive relationships with students, families, and staff in and out of the classroom. Her student centered approach to teaching and learning has been a benefit as a member of the Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports Team, Coordinator of Services Team Coordinator, advisor to Student Council, and after school intervention teacher. Over the years, she has volunteered for Washington HS PTA and the Fremont Education Foundation.

Mrs. Westra grew up in Fremont, having graduated from American High School. She lives in the Niles community with her husband and two children, who also attend FUSD schools.