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October is National Principals’ Month!

ncpapaThe National Association of Secondary Principals (NASSP) and the National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP) have declared October 2015 as National Principals Month.
The North Carolina Principals & Assistant Principals’ Association (NCPAPA) supports this effort and wishes to recognize all North Carolina principals for the essential role that they play in leading schools and communities in this state.
Principals are among the hardest working, yet often least recognized individuals in education. Principals set the academic tone for their schools, and it is their vision, dedication, and determination that provide the mobilizing force for achieving student success. Each October, NASSP and NAESP seek to honor these unsung heroes for their tireless efforts in pursuit of excellence in education. (NASSP, 2015)
We at NCPAPA would like to show that North Carolina leads the way by ensuring that every principal in this state is recognized for the great job that they do during the month of October.
We hope that you will join with us in celebrating our school leaders by using some of the tips provided or by using another method.  Please help us to achieve our goal of having every principal in North Carolina recognized during the month of October.
Credit to NCPAPA

About James Frye

James Frye (@mrjamesfrye) serves as Instructional Technology Facilitator and Public Information Officer for Newton-Conover City Schools. Formerly, he was an English and Journalism Teacher at Newton-Conover High School and a Blended/Virtual English Teacher. He is a NC Teaching Fellow and studied education abroad at the Hochschule Magdeburg-Stendal in Germany. James holds a Post-Masters Certificate in Educational Leadership & Cultural Foundations from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, a M.A. in Curriculum & Instruction with a Graduate Certificate in Educational Technology from Michigan State University, and a B.A. in English/Education from Lenoir-Rhyne University, where he serves as an Adjunct Professor. He is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in Educational Leadership, Policy, and Law with The University of Kentucky. In addition to modeling technological and leadership innovation and leading various professional learning, Jamie also serves statewide on the NC Digital Learning Initiative Advisory Board/Home Base Design Team, the NC Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development’s Board of Directors, the #NCed Leadership Team, and is co-founder of Edcamp WNC. He is a member of the NC Digital Leadership Coaches’ Network, and was named an international Emerging Leader by ASCD in 2015. He resides in Hickory with his wife and their baby girl.

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