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District staff, principal changes on Pinellas School Board's agenda



The Pinellas County School Board's Tuesday meeting agenda is rife with promotions and shake-ups in district and school-level staff pending School Board approval.

- Kevin Hendrick, principal of Northeast High, has been promoted to associate superintendent of teaching and learning services effective July 1 following the retirement of Pam Moore.

- Al Bennett, principal of St. Petersburg High, will become the district's next director of athletics, pre-K-12 physical education, health education programs and school wellness on June 30 following the retirement of Nickolas R. Grasso.

- Tonya S. Mitchell, an assistant principal at Azalea Middle, will serve as the next principal of Clearwater Intermediate on July 1 following Phil Wirth's retirement.

- Carrie L. Armstrong, who currently serves as a principal in North Carolina, will replace Mary A. Kennedy at Safety Harbor Middle. Kennedy is set to retire May 31. She has previously served as principal of Seventy-Fourth Street Elementary.

- Ashley H. Grimes, an instructional staff developer, wills serve as the next Pre-K-12 physical and health education specialist effective April 26.

- Donita O Moody, principal of Westgate Elementary, will transfer to be principal of Pasadena Fundamental following the resignation of Daniel Brennan. The change is effective July 1.

- Claudius B. Effiom, principal of Meadowlawn Middle, will serve as the assistant administrator at Pinellas Technical College in Clearwater. The change is effective July 1.

- Jacquelene Douglas, principal of Sanders Exceptional, will serve beginning July 1 as the principal of Extended Transition, which serves special needs students who have completed their high school education and seek to continue to receive services until their 22nd birthday.

- Antelia L. Campbell, an assistant principal at Oak Grove Middle, will become an assistant administrator at Pinellas Technical College in St. Petersburg beginning July 1.

Principal replacements for Northeast and St. Petersburg high schools, Meadowlawn Middle, Sanders Exceptional and Westgate Elementary have not been announced.

All changes are listed in the consent agenda, which is usually approved as a whole and not by line item. The meeting will be held at 5 p.m. at the school district's headquarters, 301 Fourth St SW in Largo.

[Last modified: Wednesday, April 19, 2017 5:10pm]


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