Eckles Named Maryland Assistant Principal of the Year
Release Date: 10/27/2009 11:54:32 AM
Bill Eckles, assistant principal at the Carroll County Career and Technology Center, has been selected as the Assistant Principal of the Year by the Maryland Association of Secondary School Principals.
The National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP)/Virco National Assistant Principal of the Year award program annually recognizes outstanding school leaders who have succeeded in providing high-quality learning opportunities for students. These assistant principals are acknowledged by their peers for the exemplary contributions they have made to the profession. The program honors school assistant principals who have demonstrated excellence in the areas addressed by the selection criteria, including personal excellence, collaborative leadership, personalization, and curriculum, instruction and assessment.
Eckles has 12 years of professional experience in education. He began his career as a technology education teacher at South Carroll High School and then taught Media and Communications at the Carroll County Career and Technology Center. He became assistant principal at the Career and Technology Center in 2004.
Eckles received the award at the Assistant Principals’ Conference on October 19, 2009, at the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory in Laurel, Maryland. He will represent Maryland in the 2010 NASSP/Virco National Assistant Principal of the Year award competition. Finalists for the national award will be announced in January 2010.