Why urban principals?
They are the most important determinant in a school’s success. Gifted principals attract great teachers and resources that result in high-performing students.
“There is nothing in our city that isn’t impacted by the education of our children. From housing to crime to the health of our citizens, education is a driving force. I appreciate PrincipalsConnect’s unique ability to connect business leaders with school leaders to create positive change.”Sly JamesMayor, Kansas City Missouri
“Schools can not educate and care for our students alone. It’s a community effort. PrincipalsConnect is a great way to get community leaders involved in schools so our children can realize their dreams.”Dr. Mark BedellSuperintendent of Schools, Kansas City Missouri
“We have so many talented, vibrant retirees who want to make a difference in Kansas City. PrincipalsConnect is a way for them to do just that.”Carol HallquistFounder, PrincipalsConnect
THE BELIEF AT THE HEART OF WHAT WE DO
EDUCATIONAL EQUALITY IS THE PATH OUT OF POVERTY
PrincipalsConnect is dedicated to improving urban schools in Kansas City by working with principals. Principals are the number one driving force behind school success and our volunteers help principals succeed.