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QACPS ANNOUNCES NEW SCHOOL ADMINISTRATOR ASSIGNMENTS FOR THE 2019-2020 SCHOOL YEAR

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QACPS ANNOUNCES NEW SCHOOL ADMINISTRATOR ASSIGNMENTS FOR THE 2019-2020 SCHOOL YEAR

 

CENTREVILLE, MD – Queen Anne’s County Public Schools (QACPS) Superintendent
Dr. Andrea M. Kane announced today new school administrator assignments for the 2019-2020 school year as a result of the June 5, 2019 Board of Education meeting.

 

 “I am pleased to announce the promotion and assignment of our new school-based administrators for the 2019-2020 school year. Each brings experience, background, and skills that make each leader an excellent organizational fit for their school community,” Dr. Kane said. “Each leader will continue to use their instructional leadership capacity to drive progress in student achievement.”

 

Krystal Chambers

From: Assistant Principal, Kent Island High School                             

To: Principal, Centreville Middle School

Ms. Chambers spent the last three years as an assistant principal at Kent Island High School in Stevensville, MD. Throughout her career, her educational experiences have afforded her the opportunity to collaborate with a diverse group of people to meet the common goal of increasing student achievement.

In 2005, Ms. Chambers began working for Howard University Middle School of Mathematics and Science in Washington, DC.  She started her career at Howard University (MS)2as an Instructional Aide and was fortunate to spend 11 years as a classroom teacher.  In addition to teaching at Howard University (MS), she taught for the District of Columbia Public Schools and Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS). She worked as an Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) Program Coordinator preparing students for college readiness and coaching teachers in AVID curriculum methodologies while in PGCPS.

Ms. Chambers holds a teaching credential from Howard University, along with her Bachelor of Arts in Secondary Education and History. She earned her Master’s in Educational Leadership and Administration credential from Trinity Washington University. She grew up in Newark, NJ and is the proud mother of a daughter attending QACPS.

 

Robert Watkins, Jr.

From: Supervisor of Instruction Central Office 

To: Principal, Sudlersville Middle School

Mr. Watkins began his teaching career in 2001 at Stevensville Middle School.  During his 10 years at Stevensville MS, he served as a math teacher, math specialist, and teacher specialist. In 2011, Mr. Watkins became an assistant principal at Kent Island High School. In 2012, he was promoted to a supervisor of instruction for K-12 mathematics for QACPS.  

Mr. Watkins earned a Bachelor's Degree in Applied Mathematics from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County and a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership and Administration from Wilmington University. He and his wife reside in Ridgely, MD with their two daughters.

 

Sean Kenna

From: Principal, Sudlersville Middle School                              

To:  Principal, Stevensville Middle School

Mr. Kenna started his career with QACPS in 2000 as a social studies teacher and football coach at Queen Anne's County High School. In 2006, he was promoted to assistant principal. In 2009, he earned his first principalship at Stevensville Middle School. The first middle school engineering program began during his tenure and Stevensville MS surged to one of the top performing middle schools in the state. 

In 2012, Mr. Kenna was reassigned to Kennard Elementary School, where he was named QACPS Administrator of the Year.  He became principal at Sudlersville Middle School in 2017.Mr. Kenna holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Studies, and a Master's in Public School Administration. His certifications include:  Social Studies,  Special Education, Administrator I & II, and Superintendent.  He teaches Education classes at Salisbury University and Washington College. 

He is a proud resident of Queen Anne's County and lives in Church Hill with his wife and two daughters.