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Principal - Derek Wickliff


Mr. Wickliff


Derek Wickliff was named principal of Alamo in 2011. As a graduate of Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, Mr. Wickliff came to education as a member of the first Teach for America teaching corps. His teaching background includes years in all K-5 grade levels in the Compton, Paramount, and Anaheim school districts. Upon receiving his Master's from Cal-State Fullerton, Mr. Wickliff joined the Fairfield-Suisun Unified School District as an assistant principal. Prior to his appointment at Alamo, Mr. Wickliff also served as assistant principal at Cooper, Callison, and Browns Valley Elementary School in the Vacaville Unified School District. 

Mr. Wickliff is the proud father of two Vacaville students, a graduate of Will C. Wood and a sophomore at Wood. His wife is also an educator as a 1st grade teacher in Fairfield. 

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