Tara Hudson is in her second year as principal of Turner Elementary. Before becoming principal, Ms. Hudson was the assistant principal at Turner Elementary. She also taught math, science, and ELA at the Sixth Grade Academy. Prior to that, she taught 5th grade and Oak Grove Elementary. Before coming to Turner, Ms. Hudson taught 4th and 5th grade in USD 500. She received her masters of administration from Emporia State University and her bachelor's degree in Elementary Education from Kansas State. Ms. Hudson is a member of the Turner Foundation board and serves as the leader of the Community Connection Strategic Planning team.
Jill Toepfer is the new curriculum administrator at Turner Elementary. Mrs. Toepfer has been in Turner for the past fifteen years. She taught at Midland Trail Elementary for the first nine years of her career. She then spent the last six years serving as an Instructional Coach. This allowed her to work with students, teachers, administrators, and families across our wonderful district. She is excited to join the TE family!