Langevin Recognizes RI Principal of the Year from Chariho
Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) recognized Gregory Zenion of Chariho Regional Middle School, winner of a 2012 Rhode Island Principal of the Year award, in Washington Thursday. Meeting in Langevin’s office, they discussed national education policy and ways to better ensure students receive the skills they need to be college- and career-ready. Zenion was honored through the MetLife/NASSP National Principal of the Year award program.
“Principal Zenion has demonstrated a phenomenal commitment to preparing our youth to succeed,” said Langevin, who co-chairs the bipartisan Career and Technical Education Caucus. “He is clearly a deserving recipient of this award. We had a wonderful discussion about giving all students a fair opportunity, and I appreciate his valuable input.”
According to its website, the MetLife/NASSP National Principal of the Year award program annually recognizes outstanding school leaders who have succeeded in providing high-quality learning opportunities for students. These principals are acknowledged by their peers for the exemplary contributions they have made to the profession. The program honors school principals who have demonstrated excellence in the areas of: personal excellence; collaborative leadership; curriculum, instruction and assessment; and personalization. More information about the award is available at http://www.nassp.org/tabid/2068/default.aspx.