In a Million Words or Less – A Parent/Family Involvement Idea

  • In a Million Words or Less
    A request that parents write about their children in a million words or less is a simple, sincere gesture that benefits everyone.(ML edition)
    By Deborah Du Four Bova

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Congratulations to our Alaska State Assistant Principal of the Year!

casey hull


“This is Mr.Hull’s 5th year as the assistant principal for Colony Middle School.  He is a true leader, one who is here to serve and do what is best for staff and students.  He is any principal’s dream partner because he can be counted on to do whatever is needed to make the school the best place for students, staff, and all community stakeholders.” – Mary McMahon, Principal 

“Mr. Hull is a true leader and focuses on students, staff and his administrative duties to the highest level. He creates a work environment that is not only inviting, but entertaining as well. He supports staff members the way they need to be supported, as individuals, while maintaining the highest ethical administrative standards. – Allegra Butler, CMSTeacher/Athletic Director

“Mr. Hull is really kind and helpful.  He will go out of his way to lift your spirits when you’re down. He likes helping students when they are in trouble and he will do whatever he can to help them get through a troublesome time. He believes in us.” – Nick Stark, CHS student (former CMS student)

“I am honored to be Mr. Hull’s colleague and look to him as a model of excellence in our profession. I have had extensive opportunities to work with Mr. Hull on district initiatives, and am continually impressed with his abilities to simultaneously be supportive of his colleagues, collaborate professionally, and remain light-hearted, while always keeping what is best for kids and staff in his building at the forefront of his concern.” – Claudia Berkley, Assistant Principal Palmer Junior Middle School

About the Program: In 2004, NASSP and Virco partnered to applaud secondary school assistant principals in their dedication and success in school leadership. The NASSP/Virco National Assistant Principal of the Year program recognizes outstanding middle level and high school assistant principals who have demonstrated success in leadership,curriculum, and personalization.

Recognition: NASSP and Virco, Inc., honor all state assistant principals of the year at a forum and awards banquet held each year in Washington, D.C. This event salutes assistant principals and provides an opportunity for them to share best practices and expertise.

(post and photo courtesy of the Mat-Su School District)

New Public Relations Guide for Principals

NASSP and the National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP) have launched an easy-to-use public relations guide that provides members with a variety of tools and resources to help principals discover opportunities for sharing positive information about their school and about public education in general. Learn more by visiting the Principals PR Portal at today.