Meagan Ochoa named principal of Oakville Elementary School

Meagan Ochoa named principal of Oakville Elementary School
Posted on 04/30/2021
2021-22 OES Principal Meagan OchoaWe are pleased to announce that Meagan Ochoa will be principal at Oakville Elementary School beginning with the 2021-2022 school year.

The Mehlville School District Board of Education unanimously voted to approve Ochoa’s hiring at the April 29, 2021 meeting. Several highly qualified candidates applied for the position, and both staff and parents provided feedback and assisted with interview panels.

“Ms. Ochoa is resourceful, creative, solution-oriented, caring and honest,” said Dr. Jeff Bresler, Assistant Superintendent - Supervision of Schools. “She elevates those around her with her positive outlook and always keeps her focus on what is best for students. She’s passionate about building strong family and community relationships that benefit the school community.”

Ochoa is currently the assistant principal at Bierbaum Elementary School in Mehlville School District. Prior to her leadership role at Bierbaum, Ochoa was an English Language teacher at Wohlwend Elementary School, where she taught for 14 years. Additionally, she has served as elementary principal for Mehlville's elementary Summer Session program. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Education from Houston Baptist University and a Master of Arts in Educational Administration from Southeast Missouri State University. Ochoa is currently pursuing a doctorate in educational leadership from Maryville University.
Meagan Ochoa at Bierbaum Elementary's International Peace Day
Photo: Meagan Ochoa interacts with a student at Bierbaum Elementary School's International Peace Day in Sept. 2019.

“I am honored to be named the next principal of Oakville Elementary School,” Ochoa said. “I look forward to learning and growing together in an exceptional learning environment. Together, we will prepare the next generation to make a positive impact on our community and world. I can’t wait to begin this journey with the amazing students, staff and families of Oakville Elementary.”

Ochoa lives in Barnhart, with her three kids, Dylan, Victoria and Evelyn.

Ms. Ochoa will begin serving as Principal at Oakville Elementary School on July 1, 2021.

The Mehlville School District strictly prohibits discrimination and harassment against employees, students or others on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, or sex including pregnancy, sexual orientation, and gender identity and other characteristics protected by law. The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: contact Adam Smith at 314-467-5006 or [email protected].