Elizabeth Chronister is looking forward to an incredible 2019-2020 school year! She loves to inspire and encourage students at Norton to be the best they can be in and out of the classroom.
Mrs. Chronister was always very motivated academically. She attended Northwest University, went on to receive degrees from Washington State University, Heritage University, California State University, and La Sierra University. She moved to the state of California in 1994 to pursue her second Master's Degree and has lived here ever since.
Dr. Chronister was prepared and propelled into this position because of her education and experience. By teaching at both the elementary and high school level, she has a lot to offer. Dr. Chronister’s experience is vast in the area of education; she has been a Reading Recovery Teacher Leader, a Literacy Trainer, a Consultant, a Program Specialist, and a School, and District Administrator.
Dr. Chronister completed her Bachelor’s Degree in Bilingual Education, two Master’s Degrees (one in Professional Development and one in Administration), and a Doctorate Degree in Leadership and Administration. Dr. Chronister also holds a California Multiple Subject Teaching Credential and a Cross-cultural Language & Academic Development (CLAD) certificate in English Learner/Bilingual Authorization as well as an Administrative Services Credential.
For years she had the excellent opportunity to be Vice-Principal at Yucaipa High School, Principal of Yucaipa Elementary School, Director of Education in Highland California, and Regional Director of Education Services, West covering the states of Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada and Washington. Elizabeth is appreciative of all the knowledge she gained while at these positions. As she reflects on her experience, she realizes how blessed she has been to work with exceptional people.
Paul J. Meyer, stated“Whatever you vividly imagine, ardently desire, sincerely believe, and enthusiastically act upon must inevitably come to pass.” This seems to be Elizabeth’s life motto.
Dr. Chronister is looking forward to this new challenge and is extremely grateful for all the wonderful blessings this position brings.
Believing every child’s life is extraordinary!
Dr. Elizabeth G. Chronister
Norton Science and Language Academy
Lewis Center for Educational Research