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DPLA Principal Residency Handbook


 Principal Residency Placements and Principal Mentors


Principal Mentor
School Name
Dr. Kimberly Ferrell Burton Elementary School Jamel Anderson-Ruff
Michael Somers – Fall 2017
Dr. Joi Robinson – Spring 2018
Lucas Middle School – Fall 2017
Y.E. Smith Elementary Museum School – Spring 2018 – Serving as AP!
Tiffany Boss
Michelle Bell – Fall 2017
Kesha Futrell – Spring 2018
Parkwood Elementary School – Fall 2017
Holton Durham Performance Learning Center – Spring 2018 – Serving as AP!
Joshua Gibson
Dr. William Logan Hillside High School Matt Hickson
Dr. Michael Fuga – Fall 2017
Dr. Shaneeka Moore-Lawrence
Neal Magnet Middle School – Fall 2017
Bethesda Elementary School – Spring 2018 – Serving as AP!
Annette Johnston
David Hawks Durham School of the Arts Don Jones
Neil Clay Forest View Elementary School Rhonda Faircloth
Shaneeka Moore-Lawrence – Fall 2017
Christy Boykin – Spring 2018
Bethesda Elementary School – Fall 2017
W.G. Pearson Elementary School – Spring 2018 – Serving as AP!
Eric Lockard
Jermone Leathers – Fall 2017
Ebony Bailey – Spring 2018
Southern High School – Fall 2017
Fayetteville Street Elementary School – Spring 2018 – Serving as AP!
Otis Maben
LaTonya Hinton Brogden Middle School Kristin Morocco
Nick Rotosky Southwest Elementary School Michael Bloom
Dr. Tekeshia Mitchell – Fall 2017
Dr. Theresa McGowan – Spring 2018
Lowes Grove Middle School – Fall 2017
Lakeview Secondary School – Spring 2018 – Serving as AP!
Titus Pollard
Holly Emanuel Carrington Middle School Marcus Saunders
Dr. Renee Carmon – Fall 2017
Jamie Carr – Spring 2018
Lakewood Montessori Middle School – Fall 2017
C.S. Spaulding Elementary School – Spring 2018 – Serving as AP!
Pachette Dunn

DPLA Fellow Evaluation

DPLA Fellows are evaluated by their Executive Coaches and their Principal Mentors twice per semester during the Principal Residency year. They also participate in Formative Assessment Days led by the DPLA project team.

Executive Coaches Reports for November through January are due on February 2nd, 2018  and their reports for February through April are due on May 4th, 2018.

DPLA Executive Coaches Report


Principal Mentor Reports for the fall semester are due on December 14th, 2017 and the reports for their reports for the spring semester are due on April 23rd, 2018.

DPLA Principal Mentor Report

DPLA Assignments

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Important Principal Residency Documents for Fellows

Personal Leadership Development Plan (PLDP) (Download to Complete Form) *Updated */18
Word Doc PLDP *Added 8/18
Weekly Log Template (Download to Complete Form)
Word Doc Weekly Log *Added 8/18
Weekly/Cumulative Log Graphs *Updated 8/18
Parent Log Contact Template
Teacher Learning Walk Log Template
Teacher Evaluation Log Template
SMART Goal Template
Discipline Log Template – Suggested Format
17-18 Observation Matrix

DPLA Fellows’ Calendar

Resources for Fellows

What Works Clearinghouse – Utilize this site when looking for research on what works with students


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