principals

Literacy, resilience help Madison (Wis.) school fight poverty

How does an elementary school adjust to a steep and rapid rise in the number of poor children coming through its doors? With programs to build language and technological literacy, resilient character, and ties to the community, says Brett Wilfrid, principal of Sandburg Elementary School, on Madison’s far east side.

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Chicago principals to control their own spending

Chicago Public Schools released budgets for individual schools to principals Wednesday and revealed a few more details on how it plans to close a budget gap of nearly $1 billion next year. Principals for the first time will control the entire budget for their schools.

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Woodrow Wilson School (Mass.) Gets a New Principal

Framingham School Superintendent Stacy L. Scott announced Friday that John Haidemenos Jr. has been appointed as the new principal for Woodrow Wilson Elementary School.

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Ore. District Names New Principals at Middle Schools and Elementary

Hillsboro School District has named new principals at Brown Middle, South Meadows Middle and Rosedale Elementary schools to fill retirements and other changes.

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N.J. Principal Named New Superintendent for Votech, Special Services Districts

Taking on the role of superintendent for the Salem County Vocational Technical School and Special Services School Districts can seem like a daunting task. The combined districts include four schools and several satellite programs sprawling throughout Salem and Cumberland counties, serving more than 1,000 students.

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Ron Woodard Wins Nashville Principal of the Year

Watching Executive Principal Ron Woodard walk the halls of Maplewood High School is like a flashback to a time when schools were small and the person in charge knew everyone’s name and family story, too.

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Starmount High (N.C.) Welcomes New Principal

Cody Hemric, the former assistant principal, will step in to the fill the shoes of former principal Junior Luffman.

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Carrollton (Mich.) Schools Promotes Principal to Superintendent

Tim Wilson will step into Carrollton (Mich.) Public Schools in July as superintendent. The district, which is just outside Saginaw, hired the Clinton High School principal on Monday, according to Carrollton school board president Phillip Abney.

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Principal Finishes Boston Marathon at Her Michigan School

Bombs interrupted elementary school principal Pam Mathers' quest to run the Boston Marathon a half-mile from the end, but her proud students helped her cross a finish line Wednesday in Troy.

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Vt. Principal Earns Statewide Honor

Andy Paciulli has been named the 2013 Vermont Elementary Principal of the Year by the National Association of Elementary School Principals.

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