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school 5 Washington Elizabeth Pinkerton began her career with Elk Grove Unified School District in 1962 as a seventh-grade teacher. She served as a teacher and administrator at elementary, middle and high schools in Elk Grove before becoming the director of State and Federal Programs. Known for her innovation in education, she is a distinguished educator at local, state, and national levels. As a local historian, she is a published author on Elk Grove history and writes a column for the Elk Grove Citizen. During her 40 years in education she worked hard planting and nurturing the seeds for a quality education for all students in the Elk Grove Unified School District.