It is an honor and a pleasure to join
the Collegiate School of Medicine and Bioscience team. My heart hasn’t stopped pounding with
excitement since Dr. Adams informed me that I was selected as the next
principal for your school. I can’t wait to greet your child on the first day of
school, August 17th.
As you know, Collegiate will be moving
into a new building this year.
Renovation work is currently underway and our new school looks to be
coming together quite nicely. I will share
photo updates on the school website, new Facebook page, and via emails with all
Getting to know a new principal isn’t
always easy for students or parents. It
is my intention to make this transition as easy as possible for everyone. To start, I thought I’d tell you just a
little about my background.
My most recent position was with the
Las Cruces Public Schools in New Mexico, where I was the Turnaround Shepherd.
In that role, I supervised, evaluated and coached 7 principals through a
turnaround program that resulted in dramatic academic gains. I have also served as an assistant principal
at the high school level for six year during my 14-year educational career,
which began in Saint Louis.
I believe that the school principal
must work closely with parents to ensure the best possible educational outcomes
for children. My passion is for all
students to have the best opportunities to maximize their potential, so our
partnership is vital. I look forward to meeting you and working with you this year
and in the future to continue to provide your child with an excellent
We still have seats available for
students in all grades at Collegiate, so please encourage family and friends
with eligible students to apply via www.slpsmagnetschools.org.