City: Spokane Valley, Washington
Education: Attended McDonald and University elementary schools, Bowdish Middle School, Central Valley High School. Earned bachelor’s degree in Home and Family Life from the University of Washington, Master’s in education from Whitworth, earned superintendent certification from Washington State University.
Work experience: Taught at South Pines, McDonald, Opportunity and Sunrise elementary schools. Worked as an assistant principal and K-12 director in Central Valley School District. Served as superintendent of Newport School District and in administration at Educational Service District 101.
Political experience: First run for office.
Family: Single. Has two grown children
Voters in the Central Valley School District elected school board candidates with opposing views on pandemic policies in Tuesday’s election.
Teresa Landa’s path to a seat on the Central Valley School Board was undisputed through most of the sum.