Elizabeth Eminhizer Ed.D.
Dr. Elizabeth Eminhizer serves as the Assistant Superintendent of Educational Services in the Covina-Valley Unified School District, where she has held this position since July of 2014. Dr. Eminhizer has worked in public education for the past 22 years. Prior to becoming the Assistant Superintendent, she served as the Senior Director of Educational Services, and the Director of Curriculum and Instruction for the Covina-Valley Unified School District. Before joining C-VUSD, Dr. Eminhizer served as a middle school principal for three years, an elementary school principal for six years, and a middle school assistant principal for two years.
Assistant Superintendent Eminhizer began her career as a high school teacher, has held several titles since, including department chair, professional development coordinator, and WASC focus group chair while at Sierra Vista High School in Baldwin Park. She earned a bachelor’s degree from the California Polytechnic University, Pomona, and a master’s degree in educational leadership from Azusa Pacific University. Dr. Eminhizer earned a Doctorate Degree in Educational Leadership (emphasis on K-12 Leadership in Urban School Settings) at the University of Southern California.
Among her accomplishments, Dr. Eminhizer was named Association of California School Administrators (ACSA) Region XV Middle School Principal of the Year, ACSA Region XV Curriculum and Instruction Administrator of the Year, ACSA Region XV Charter Leadership Award, and the Los Angeles Lakers Principal Award.
As a long-time resident of Covina, graduate of Covina High School, Las Palmas Middle School, and Grovecenter Elementary School, Dr. Eminhizer strongly believes in the quality of educational programs and the family atmosphere at Covina-Valley Unified School District. Her husband is a graduate of Northview High School, her oldest daughter is a graduate of South Hills High School and now attends the University of California, Los Angeles. Dr. Eminhizer’s youngest daughter is currently enrolled at South Hills High School.
Dr. Eminhizer is passionate about preparing students for college and career by deliberately cultivating 21st Century skills such as creativity, collaboration, critical thinking, and communication, through irresistible engagement in learning that results in expertise, perseverance, and discipline.