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Alumna to be Honored as ‘Exemplary New Principal’ in March

The Springfield region of the Missouri Association of Elementary Principals has nominated Angela Valchev, principal at Bowerman Elementary with Springfield Public Schools, as Exemplary New Principal. Valchev received her master’s degree in school counseling from Lindenwood University in 2005.

Valchev will be honored by the Missouri Association of Elementary Principals at an event in March.

“The faculty and staff of the School of Education are excited to hear of Principal Valchez’s nomination as Exemplary New Principal,” said Dr. Anthony Scheffler, dean of the Lindenwood School of Education. “Ms. Valchez joins a long line of distinguished School of Education alumni who are making a meaningful contribution to the community through their positive impact on the lives of K-12 students. Congratulations to Ms. Valchez. She is a model for our students and a source of pride for our faculty.”

The Missouri Association of Elementary School Principals (MAESP) is a statewide organization in Missouri that exists to serve the needs of elementary and middle school principals, assistant principals, and those educators interested in becoming elementary or middle level principals. MAESP is an affiliate of the National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP), and the MAESP network has grown to include over 1,100 school administrators from across Missouri.




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