About Debbie McWhirt
Debbie McWhirt is OVCA Middle School’s Assistant Principal. Mrs. McWhirt completed her bachelor's in Elementary Education from Western Governors University and became a certified teacher in 2010. However, she began her career in education several years prior as a para teacher. In 2013, she earned her master's in Instructional Design. The majority of her career has been in Special Education. Mrs. McWhirt has taught elementary, middle school and high school, as well as some time at the university level. She is passionate about seeing students grow and taking ownership of their learning. As Assistant Principal, she focuses on helping teachers interpret student data and provide targeted intervention to close the achievement gap.