The recipient of the 2021 Principal of the Year will be awarded a cash prize of $3,500. State finalists will be awarded a check for $1,000, and each district winner will be awarded a check for $270.
2021 Principal of the Year
Jennifer Pryor Halter
Green Cove Springs Junior High School
Jennifer Pryor Halter has served as the Principal at Green Cove Springs Junior High School for six years. During this time, the school has maintained an A rating for their school grade. Ms. Halter sets high expectations for all of the students at the school. She initiated Cougar Nation, a school-wide mathematics program to provide targeted support to students. She also created academic acceleration opportunities for all students with the establishment of Pre-AICE courses. Through her leadership, Green Cove Springs Junior High School received the Positive Behavioral Interventions and Support Gold School Award in 2020.
William P. Roberts
Windy Hill Middle School
Rafael A. Villalobos
Miami-Dade Senior High School
John A. Ferguson Senior High School
Read more about the 2021 Florida Principal of the Year winner and finalists in the announcement press release.