We are pleased to announce the selection of Hollee Cullen as the Director of Special Education. Hollee will replace Suraj Syal on July 1st as Mr. Syal moves to his new position as a Director in Provo School District.
Hollee was born and raised in Salt Lake City, Utah and moved to St. George in 1999. She completed a dual major in Elementary Education and Special Education from Southern Utah University as well as Secondary Mathematics Degree a year later. She earned her Masters Degree in 2000 and her administrative endorsement in 2013 both from Southern Utah University.
Hollee started her career as a Special Education Teacher at Cinnamon Hills and then moved to Jordan School District. She returned to St. George to teach at Snow Canyon Middle School in Special Education where she taught and lead the department for 8 years. She has worked at the District Office as a Special Education Coordinator for the past 12 years.
She is the proud mother of four children - Brayden (16 years old), Brinlee (13 years old), Braxton (10 years old), and Brycen (9 years old). She loves to travel, swim, camp, watch her children participate in sports activities, and spend time on the lake boating.
She is quick to note that she has thoroughly enjoyed her connections and relationships made across the District and State and is excited about the opportunity to lead the Special Education Department. She knows that together they will do great things.
Please join with us in welcoming Hollee to her new position as the District Director of Special Education.