Beth Richardson

Beth will be starting her 15th year with Pickerington Local Schools. This will be Beth's third year as Principal at Ridgeview STEM Junior High. She serves as the Co-Chair of the Local Professional Development Committee.

Beth has been an educator since 2003. She has taught all levels of Spanish and taught an Education class offered through the College Credit Plus program. She was involved within the high school working with Spanish Club, Renaissance, Student Council and Sunny Side Up. Previously she had mentored Resident Educators along with countless student teachers from area Universities. She loves to travel and has been fortunate to share that experience with students.

Beth resides in Pickerington with her husband, Matt, two sons, Tyler and Sean, and dogs, Moses and Woody.


Master of Arts: School Leadership; May 2012
Concordia University, Chicago, Illinois

Master of Art in Education: Curriculum & Instruction; June 2010
Otterbein College, Westerville, Ohio

Post-Baccalaureate: Teacher Licensure 7-12 Spanish; June 2003
Otterbein College, Westerville, Ohio

Bachelor of Arts: Spanish and Political Science; June 2000
The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

Fundación Jóse Ortega y Gasset; Winter 1999
Semester study abroad, Toledo, Spain

Westerville South High School; June 1996
Westerville, OH