Dr. Hyde’s career began with her student teaching at H.H. Arnold High School in Wiesbaden, Germany. Her first assignment was in Baumholder, Germany where she taught a variety of classes at the high school level. After a military move with her family, she began teaching at Faith Middle School on Fort Benning. Her first administration experience came as she accepted the job of Headmaster at a local day school. While there, she was recognized as an educational leader in her community. Four years later, she took an assignment at Seoul American Middle School where she served in a variety of roles to include classroom teacher and information specialist. After eight years in Korea, she moved to Yokota High School in December, 2015 as the Assistant Principal.
Although teaching and learning are true passions, she also enjoyed a successful role as coach, athletic director, and mentor. Dr. Hyde has coached volleyball, soccer and basketball at the varsity, middle, and community levels. While serving as the CSI Chairperson, she led her school in creating and adopting a school vision, while focusing on increased student achievement. Dr. Hyde has also served on her school’s SAC and PTO boards, has steered her school to certification as the AVID Coordinator, worked with a variety of educators as a department head and Case Study Committee Chairperson. She received the Commander’s Award in 2011. She is especially proud to be part of a staff and school community that was awarded Blue Ribbon Status.
Dr. Hyde is a Gold Star Spouse that has a deep understanding of the hardships and rewards of being a part of the military community. She has two children; her daughter is a sophomore at the University of Alabama and her son recently graduated from Spangdahlem High School. Dr. Hyde is excited for the opportunity to work with and learn from the community, command, parents, and students as the Principal of Spangdahlem High School.