principal resume example with 20+ years of experience

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Administrator offering 31 years of expertise in education. Dedicated to the success of young people with focus on individual needs while maintaining overall compliance with procedures and deadlines. Focused, efficient, compassionate, flexible, and always professional.

  • Grant Writing
  • Employee Performance Evaluations
  • Curriculum Development and Oversight
  • Professional Development Planning and Training Provision
  • Student Performance Data Analysis
  • Recruiting and Hiring
  • Staff and Educator Mentoring
  • School / Community Relations
  • Attention to Detail
  • Data-Driven Focus for Change
  • Budget Development and Oversight
  • Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports
  • Equipping Minds / Working Memory Development
  • Explicit Instruction
Education and Training
Eastern Kentucky University Richmond, Expected in 12/1998 Level II Elementary School Principalship : Education Administration - GPA :
Union College Barbourville, KY, Expected in 06/1994 Planned Sixth-Year Program : Education K-4 Certification - GPA :
Eastern Kentucky University Richmond, KY Expected in 05/1993 M. A. ED : Special Education Early Childhood - GPA :
Berea College Berea, KY Expected in 05/1989 Bachelor of Arts : Early Childhood Education - GPA :
  • Standard Teaching Certificate K-6
  • Certificate for Instructional Leadership, Level II
  • Instructional Leadership Supervisor of Instruction, Level II
Region 14 - Principal
Bethlehem, CT, 06/2017 - 06/2022
  • Collaborated with outside agencies providing services for students and families to deliver cohesive support.
  • Oversaw school and grant budgets, documented changes and tracked expenses to allocate and manage school funds.
  • Recruited, hired, and oriented staff.
  • Initiated the writing of state and federal grants to launch new programs and acquire new materials.
  • Maintained consistent and timely contact with stakeholders through social media and written community publications.
  • Initiated and provided small group and whole school professional development based on individual and school need as well as district initiatives based on data.
  • Mentored teachers and staff.
  • Monitored and evaluated performance of school employees. Assisted with establishing and monitoring growth plans based on individual strengths and weaknesses.
  • Ongoing development and tracking of data. Established and monitored growth goals to help teachers maximize teaching potential.
  • Developed and implemented standards for student academic achievement aligned with district, state and local initiatives.
  • Timely completion and submission of reports and plans at both the district and state level.
  • Provided in-house training for teachers concerning classroom management, behavior, and instructional strategies.
  • Provided and encouraged the use of resources and opportunities to all staff for further professional development based on need.
  • Established and monitored school activities and implemented policies and plans that supported student safety, inclusion, and academic success.
South Kitsap School District - Dean of Students
Port Orchard, WA, 06/2010 - 06/2017
  • Oversaw attendance trends and conducted parent conferences and home visits to help guarantee student success.
  • Prepared reports using academic or institutional data and information.
  • Enhanced operations by realigning procedures with changing trends in education.
  • Collaborated with teachers to understand and improve classroom conditions.
  • Implemented and coordinated school activities: graduation, fall orientation, Literacy Night, etc..
  • Supported students' academic, health, social, and financial needs by connecting student families to resources.
  • ARC and 504 Chairperson.
  • Maintained organized records to document student behaviors, consequences, interventions and outcomes.
  • Communicated frequently with families of students struggling to meet school expectations for discipline and attendance.
Arrow Child And Family Ministries - Teacher
Belcamp, MD, 09/1990 - 07/2010
  • Taught preschool through fifth grade.
  • Built and strengthened positive relationships with students and stakeholders.
  • Differentiated instruction according to student skill level.
  • Established and enforced rules for behavior and procedures to maintain order among students and a positive climate.
  • Enhanced lessons with technology to address state standards.
  • Established positive relationships with students, parents, fellow teachers and school administrators.
  • Worked with parents, administrators, and outside entities to develop improvement plans for struggling students.
  • Consistently assessed learning and modified instruction.
  • Conferred with specialists to support needs of students with individualized educational plans.

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School Attended

  • Eastern Kentucky University
  • Union College
  • Eastern Kentucky University
  • Berea College

Job Titles Held:

  • Principal
  • Dean of Students
  • Teacher


  • Level II Elementary School Principalship
  • Planned Sixth-Year Program
  • M. A. ED
  • Bachelor of Arts

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