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October 26, 2021

Michelle McDaniel Joins Our Principal Group

McDaniel is head of the  Santa Fe Elementary School in the Hickman Mills School District. While she is new to Kansas City, McDaniel has taught and led St. Louis area…
October 19, 2021

New Adviser Pete Muenks

Pete has served as Head of Assessment for Lee's Summit and KC Public Schools, in addition to being a teacher, assistant principal, and principal in KC area schools.  Muenks has…
October 14, 2021

Dr. Melissa Patterson Hazley Receives Prestigious Award

This summer, PrincipalsConnect board member Dr. Patterson Hazley was honored with the Nefertiti Award from the Greater KC Chapter of Societas Docta.  This national society is focused on mentoring and…
October 14, 2021

Bikes For Trailwoods Elementary School

Principal Leah Starr put out the call for bikes for her students at Trailwoods as a way to encourage attendance and involvement in state tests.  Thanks to Evelyn Davis and…

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