The Lindback Foundation will honor seven principals from the School District of Philadelphia with Distinguished Principal Leadership Awards at a ceremony on Tuesday.
The annual ceremony honors school principals’ contributions to students, faculty, and staff members across Philadelphia. The award includes a $20,000 stipend to be used to benefit each school community.
“With hard work, dedication and creativity, our school leaders give their very best each day,” said Superintendent William Hite in a statement. “We are grateful for their example and celebrate their accomplishments.”
The seven principals will receive their awards during a ceremony at Prince Music Theater in Center City. Here are the award-winners, along with short descriptions provided by the School District.
Carolyn Allen Glass, Thomas G. Morton Elementary School: Glass is in her third school year as principal of Morton Elementary. She joined the School District in 1985, starting at Kearney Elementary as a special education liaison. Over the last few years, she has focused on improving the school’s culture, enhancing parental support, and working with community partners. Allen Glass also served as an assistant principal at Russell Conwell Middle School.