Scholarship Foundation of John f. Kennedy High School

Carol Erbe

Carol Erbe is beginning her seventh year as principal at King School, and her thirteenth year as a principal in the Cypress School District. Prior to King, she was also principal at Cawthon and Damron Schools in Cypress. She began her teaching career in the Long Beach Unified School District, first as a classroom teacher, then as a technology specialist teacher, and later as the vice principal at a K–8 school. She attended CSULB and Pepperdine Universities, and holds credentials in elementary teaching, educational technology, and administration.

Carol received her Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education from California State University, Long Beach and a Master’s Degree in Educational Technology and Administration from Pepperdine University. She also attended a semester abroad, “Semester at Sea” through the University of Pittsburgh during her undergraduate work.

Much of Carol’s volunteer work has focused on educational opportunities for our local students. She has served on School Site Council for several Cypress Schools: Morris, Lexington, and Cypress High School. She has also been a PTA board member at Morris and Oxford Academy, a Cypress High School Band Boosters member, Athletic Booster member, and a member of the Friends of Cawthon Foundation Board.  Additionally, she has served as a Girl Scout Treasurer for Troop 2292. Honors and awards received include the Golden Apple Award (Long Beach), Honorary Service Award at Morris, Cawthon, and King Schools, and the “Above and Beyond” award through the Cypress School District, 

Currently, Carol is serving as a member of the Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP) committee, the Cypress School District Safety Committee, and School Site Council at King School. Carol and her husband are proud to have lived in Cypress for almost thirty years, and were fortunate to have raised their three daughters and supported their education through the Cypress Elementary School District and the Anaheim Union High School District, both Cypress and Oxford High Schools.