Spotlight on Assistant Principals

NAESP celebrates assistant principals highlighting outstanding leaders and best practices.

April 2018, Volume 41, Issue 8

NAESP recently celebrated National Assistant Principals Week April 9-13, 2018, as we recognized the significant role APs play in the overall academic achievement of students. In the commitment to preparing assistant principals to step into the principal role, NAESP honors stellar assistant principals through its National Outstanding Assistant Principals (NOAP) Award Program.

The 2017-2018 NOAP winners share their best practices to help schools continue to strive for high-level student achievement and educational excellence. Click each winners name to view their best practices.

Laura Tate
Edgewood Elementary School
Homewood, Alabama

Mark Rash
Angie Grant Elementary School
Benton, Arkansas

Bill Hesford
Bayfield Elementary School
Bayfield, Colorado

Joseph Macrino
Lewin G. Joel Jr. Elementary School
Clinton, Connecticut

Equetta Jones
Highlands Elementary School
Wilmington, Delaware

Robin Neal
Johns Creek Elementary School
Suwanee, Georgia

Dr. Jeff Kelly
Upson-Lee Middle School
Thomaston, Georgia

Cecile LaMar
Makaha Elementary School
Waianae, Hawaii

Melissa Freistat
Pocomoke Elementary School
Pokomoke, Maryland

Elise DuBois
Palmer River Elementary School
REhoboth, Massachusetts

Tracy L. Sexton-Oliver
Bluff View Elementary School
Lake City, Minnesota

Rigel Painter
Hollingsworth STEAM Academy
Las Vegas, Nevada

Jerrod D. Roberts
A.D. Olver Middle School
Brockport, New York

Brian K. Lyons
Wilson Elementary School
Cincinnati, Ohio

Stephanie D. Farmer
Tinicum School
Essington, Pennsylvania

Shelly Archuleta Smith
Andrew Jackson Elementary School
Old Hickory, Tennessee

Jessica Melendez-Carrillo
Congressman Silvestre & Carolina Reyes School
El Paso, Texas

Kaitlyn M. Engelmeier-Foor
Mary G. Porter Traditional School
Woodbridge, Virginia

Janel O. Scurlock
Pinedale Elementary School
Pinedale, Wyoming


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