A select group of exceptional educational leaders were invited to serve on NASSP’s National Principals Conference Planning Committee, bringing talent, insight, and experience from across the country. This group played an active role advising NASSP throughout the planning process to bring you the highest quality programming.
|Kimberly Greer is the principal of Langley High School in Fairfax County, VA. She has been an educator in Fairfax County for over 25 years. Prior to her principalship, Greer worked as an assistant principal in three high schools. She has served as a speaker at the state level as well as a presenter at the National Principals Conference. Greer has worked on various leadership committees for school districts. Additionally, she has partnered with NASSP on several projects. Greer currently serves on the board of directors of the Virginia Association of School Principals.|
|Beth Houf is the principal of Fulton Middle School in Fulton, MO, and co-author of Lead Like a PIRATE: Make School Amazing for Your Students and Staff. She has spoken at the International Society for Technology in Education Conference, the Association for Middle Level Education National Conference, the National Principals Conference, and other educational venues. Her school was recognized as a Missouri Exemplary Professional Learning Community and Solution Tree Model Professional Learning Community in 2019. Houf was named a Missouri Exemplary New Principal in 2011, the Missouri National Distinguished Principal for 2016, and the 2019 NASSP Digital Principal of the Year.|
|Paul Kelly is the principal of Elk Grove High School in Elk Grove Village, IL, a dynamic learning community where the mantra of “challenge, support, and patience” thrives. As a classroom teacher, he was a 2006 recipient of the Milken National Educator Award. Kelly was named the 2018 Illinois High School Principal of the Year by the Illinois Principals Association and was a 2019 NASSP National Principal of the Year Finalist. Kelly’s insights on teaching, learning, and leadership have been published in Education Week, Principal Leadership, and Routledge Press.|
|Brian McCann is in his 16th year as principal of Joseph Case High School in Swansea, MA. McCann chairs the Massachusetts Schools Administrators Association’s high school committee and is on the board of directors. He chairs the state’s high school volleyball committee and is a past president of the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association’s board of directors. He has contributed to Principal Leadership magazine as well as the educational leadership book, The Principled Principal. McCann was Massachusetts’ 2011 High School Principal of the Year and is a 2018 NASSP Digital Principal of the Year.|
|Meghan Redmond is the 2019 NASSP National Assistant Principal of the Year. She is the assistant principal and school counselor at Chief Ivan Blunka School, a K–12 school in the rural community of New Stuyahok, AK. She has been in education in rural Alaska for 10 years, and before that taught elementary grades in Wisconsin. Redmond is also the current Alaska Association of Secondary School Principals Region 7 Director and 2019 Alaska Assistant Principal of the Year.|
|JoVon Rogers is the principal of Gunston Elementary School in Fairfax County, VA. Gunston is a diverse K–6 school with about 550 students who speak over 34 languages and is a part of Hayfield Pyramid Schools. Rogers began her career in education in 1995 as a classroom teacher where she taught third, fourth, and fifth grade; then worked as an instructional coach, extended school year principal, and assistant principal before being named principal.|
|Gregory Schillinger is a 2019 NASSP Assistant Principal of the Year Finalist. He brings 17 years of leadership experience to his position as associate principal at Rutland High School in Rutland, VT, a socioeconomically diverse school that maintains a graduation rate above 90 percent. He is proud that his school offers students such diverse opportunities as a year-end studies program, internships, capstone projects, global studies, and STEM concentrations. He has led the charge as the school has adopted proficiency-based learning practices and continues to meet with students daily to assist them in their learning and development.|