Member Spotlight

Yolanda Jones-Generette: A Leader Who Goes Above and Beyond

Yolanda Jones-Generette: A Leader Who Goes Above and Beyond

Yolanda Jones-Generette, a member of School Administrators Association of New Haven, AFSA Local 18, exemplifies being a hardworking leader with many accomplishments during her 22 years of serving the New Haven Public Schools district. Her longtime career in education, including teaching experience in early child education, led her to serve as assistant principal for Barnard Environmental Studies Magnet School (BESMS) [...]

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Shawn Rux: A Real Life Clark Kent

Shawn Rux: A Real Life Clark Kent

On the desk of Middle School 53’s principal is a row of Superman collectibles. However, teachers, parents and students have come to realize the real Superman sits behind that desk, not on it. Shawn Rux, a member of the Council of School Supervisors & Administrators, AFSA Local 1, has served as a catalyst for change and improvement in the school [...]

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Cher Jones: Local Maryland Principal of the Year

Cher Jones: Local Maryland Principal of the Year

“Mrs. Jones demonstrates deep devotion to the success of every student” is the statement echoed by many at Bonnie Branch Middle School in Ellicott City, MD. Howard County Public School System has named Cher Jones as 2016 Principal of the Year. Jones, principal of Bonnie Branch and member of Howard County Administrators Association (HCAA), AFSA Local 36, will also serve as the Howard County nominee [...]

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Nadia Lopez: Inspiring Younger Generations

Nadia Lopez: Inspiring Younger Generations

Every year the Varkey Foundation awards the Global Teacher Prize to one deserving school educator. The prize is one million dollars to be used however the winner sees fit. Nadia Lopez, Mott Hall Bridges Academy principal and Council of School Supervisors and Administrators member (CSA), AFSA Local 1, was one of the 50 global finalists and one of eight American [...]

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Winston Barrington Johnson: Honoring 35+ Years of Advocacy

Winston Barrington Johnson: Honoring 35+ Years of Advocacy

AFSA loves to showcase our members making great achievements. AFSA is honoring a deserving member of our organization, Winston Barrington Johnson, a member of Hartford Principals’ and Supervisors’ Association (HPSA), AFSA Local 22. After serving as a tireless advocate and supporter of students for many years, Johnson is retiring from his director of prevention services position in Hartford Public Schools [...]

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Cheryl Ault-Barker: A Principal Wearing Many Hats

Cheryl Ault-Barker: A Principal Wearing Many Hats

  A mother, pastor and a principal, Cheryl Ault-Barker can do it all. She is currently the principal of Thaddeus Stevens P.S. 81 in Brooklyn, New York, and member of Council of School Supervisors & Administrators, AFSA Local 1. While serving 11 years as a school leader and assistant principal, she has created a learning environment that supports adult development, which in turn results [...]

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Iline Tracey: A Devoted Leader in Her Community

Iline Tracey: A Devoted Leader in Her Community

  It takes true dedication and commitment to both serve and be an active member of your community. Dr. Iline P. Tracey, member of School Administrators Association of New Haven (Conn.) (SAA), AFSA Local 18, exemplifies just that. She is being honored by the Black and Hispanic Caucus of New Haven for her more than 31 years of service to the community. This [...]

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