2021-2022 Principal of the Year Nominations



The Superintendent invites nominations for Wilson County Schools Principal of the Year. 

A candidate for the Wells Fargo Principal of the Year (POY): 

∙ Must hold a valid Principal’s License 

∙ Must be a current principal in a North Carolina public school, with two years of experience as a principal in Wilson County Schools  

∙ Must have at least four years of experience as an administrator (years may be a combination of assistant principal, principal, and central office experience) 

∙ Must be employed as a school administrator throughout the POY selection 

process and be able to serve during the 2021-22 school year 

Candidates should merit the respect and admiration of students, teachers and other professional co-workers, parents, and other stakeholders. They should be active not only in their schools, but also  in their communities where they distinguish themselves as leaders. Candidates should demonstrate  the ability to improve the achievement of students from various backgrounds and with differing  capabilities. 

Nominations may be submitted by any individual in the school system or the community. Letters of  nomination should be submitted to the Office of Human Resource Services, Wilson County Schools,  117 NE Tarboro Street, Wilson, NC 27893 or via email to tracey.leon@wilsonschoolsnc.net. Letters  should include a brief description of the candidate’s unique leadership strategies that contribute to  school success and student achievement. Consideration might be given to the nominee’s passion for  educating students, collaboration with others, the school as a positive learning environment,  instructional leadership skills, demonstration of high expectations, and community engagement.  Letters of Nomination must be accompanied by the POY Nomination Cover Sheet (see attachments)

The Office of Human Resource Services (located at Central Office) must receive nominations by  5:00 pm on Friday, March 5, 2021. Additional information will be requested from the principal  nominees followed by interviews and, if possible, site visits with the finalists. The 2021-2022 Wells Fargo Wilson County Schools POY will be announced at the end of the 2020-2021 school year. 

For further information or assistance regarding WCS POY, please contact Tracey Leon, Director of  Certified Personnel, by email or call (252) 399-7778.