Thomas J. Dodd, principal of Lesher Middle School in Fort Collins, Colo., was chosen from a panel of three finalists.
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October 17, 2016
October 12, 2016
The seven universities—all in different states—will work on redesigning their principal preparation programs in partnership with their states and local school districts where their graduates go to work.
September 23, 2016
Principals play a huge role in shaping work conditions—and in whether teachers stay or leave, according to a new study.
September 14, 2016
In addition to prison time, the three former principals who were sentenced on Wednesday have been ordered to pay thousands in restitution to the financially strapped school district.
August 26, 2016
The three principal ambassador fellows—two from Maryland and one from Oregon— will bring a principal's perspective to the Education Department.
July 06, 2016
What started as an effort to break up the Clark County, Nev., school district has evolved into a plan to decentralize the sprawling district and create autonomous schools.
July 06, 2016
More than 1,500 principals and others will convene this week for the National Association of Elementary School Principals conference in National Harbor, Md.
June 29, 2016
Michael Contompasis, a 1957 graduate of Boston Latin School, served as headmaster of the school from 1976 to 1998 and later as district superintendent from 2005 to 2007.
June 03, 2016
New Leaders' new book, Breakthrough Principals: A Step-by-Step Guide to Building Stronger Schools, lays out the practices of high-performing school leaders and provides a framework and action steps for other principals to improve their schools.
May 05, 2016
A new survey commissioned by the Northwest Evaluation Association and conducted by Gallup Education gauged school and district leaders' attitudes on the Every Student Succeeds Act.