Mr. Cooper Recognized as the FCPS 2023 Region 2 Outstanding New Principal

By Department of Human Resources
June 15, 2023

Congratulations to Principal Ted Cooper on his recognition as the FCPS 2023 Region 2 Outstanding New Principal at this year's FCPS Honors event, held at George Mason University Center for the Arts on June 14th.

ted cooperTed has transformed Fairhill Elementary School by bringing a sense of collaboration within the school walls and into the greater community. You can hear Ted reminding teachers, students, and the community how lucky they are to have each other. Since joining the school, the leadership team has remained team-oriented and laser-focused on three core values: relationships, rigorous academics, and community involvement. From expanding Responsive Classroom and dramatically increasing data-driven instruction to increasing engagement with the community in new and creative ways, the vision is clear. Fairhill Elementary developed new data tracking tools that helped increase student achievement across all metrics. Also, the school partnered with community organizations to improve grounds and preserve the planet.

Congratulations to the following Fairhill Elementary School staff members who were also recognized at this year's FCPS Honors Ceremony!

Outstanding School-Based Operational Employee School-Level Recipient

  • Maria Henriquez, - Building Supervisor I

Outstanding School-Based Professional Employee School-Level Recipient

  • Kirsten Chen, Special Education Department Chair

Outstanding School-Based Leader School-Level Recipient

  • Courtney Korb, Assistant Principal

Outstanding Elementary School Teacher School-Level Recipient

  • Kyran Brooks, Third Grade Teacher

Thank you to Kirsten Chen for all of their hard work with the nomination process by serving as this year's awards liaison.

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