Sandra Edwards 2017- 2018 Principal of the Year

Sandra Edwards
Principal, Washington Elementary School, Riviera Beach
"Being the principal at Washington Elementary School has been the most rewarding educational opportunity that I have encountered. The culture I have created at Washington is one where all students can learn. I strongly believe it's not about a child's background, but about high-quality educational experiences." - Sandra Edwards

 

Washington Elementary School’s Sandra Edwards Named 2017-2018 Principal of the Year Under Mrs. Edwards' leadership, Washington Elementary improved its letter grade from an "F" to a "B" in one school year.  Washington's 3rd graders boasted the highest ELA learning gains in Palm Beach County during the 2016-2017 school year. Read More...

Letter of Recommendation from Camille Coleman, North Regional Superintendent

As North Regional Superintendent of Palm Beach County Schools, it is my pleasure to recommend Mrs. Sandra Edwards for the Principal Achievement Award for Outstanding Leadership...

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Judging & Criteria

The Florida Department of Education’s Principal Achievement Award for Outstanding Leadership was established in 1988, to recognize exemplary principals for their contributions to their schools and communities…

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Nomination Letter from Dr. Robert Avossa, Superintendent

It is with great pride and enthusiasm that I nominate Ms. Sandra Edwards....

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Education History

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Principal of the Year Regional Winners

Stacey Quiñones, Morikami Park Elementary School 
South Region Principal of the Year
Angela Avery Moore, Glades Central High School
Glades Region Principal of the Year
Dr. Ana Arce-Gonzalez, South Grade Elementary School
Central Region Principal of the Year

Sponsors and Awards

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$1,000 donation in support of the Principal of the Year program

Schumacher

$2,000 Cash Award

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$200 donation in support of the Principal of the Year program

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$500 donation in support of the Principal of the Year program

Scent Hound

$500.00 donation in support of the Principal of the Year program

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Donation of Executive Chair

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Donation of Leather Portfolio

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Three day Cruise Certificate for two

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Donation of crystal apple trophies for Regional Principal of the Year winners

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PSAs

Doubletree

Two night Stay with a full Breakfast for two

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$1,000 donation in support of the Principal of the Year program