Principal Fennessy Named FCPS 2019 Outstanding New Principal!

Ms. Laverty and Ms. Graham Also Recognized at FCPS Honors

By Department of Human Resources
June 17, 2019

teresa fennessyCongratulations to Principal Teresa Fennessy who was recognized at the annual FCPS Honors event as the FCPS 2019 Outstanding New Principal!

Principal Fennessy believes that Title I teachers and staff are the Navy Seals of education! She has created a sense of synergy at Herndon Elementary. Herndon has become “a learning school” where adults and students are engaged in a collaborative effort to be the best they can possibly be. Her positivity, combined with her dedication to working with parents, students, staff, and the community, has made Herndon Elementary a great place to learn! Principal Fennessy believes strongly in teacher leadership and she provides many opportunities that spark creativity. During her tenure, Herndon has improved academic achievement, established a strong Responsive Classroom culture, and enhanced the relationship between the school and the community.

Congratulations also to the other Herndon Elementary School staff members recognized at FCPS Honors!

Outstanding Leader School and Pyramid-level Recipient

  • Jaime Graham, Title I Resource Teacher

Outstanding Operational Employee School-level Recipient

  • Molly Laverty, Instructional Assistant

Thank you to Tiffany Bryant for all of her hard work with the nomination process by serving as this year's awards liaison!