CH-UH welcomes new Boulevard Elementary principal
Katrinka Dean has been named principal of Boulevard Elementary School. She will begin in her new job on Aug. 6.
“We are very excited to have Ms. Dean lead our Boulevard team,” said Superintendent Doug Heuer. “Her wealth of experience in STEM education and project-based learning, her willingness to collaborate with staff and parents, and her steadfast commitment to preparing all students to achieve in a global economy will prove very valuable for the Boulevard community.” The district will announce dates for parents to meet Dean in the coming weeks.
Prior to joining the Cleveland Heights-University Heights City School District, Dean worked as a project manager for the International Center for Leadership in Education in Rexford, N.Y. She also served as assistant principal at Moreland Hills Elementary School in Moreland Hills, principal of both Randallwood Elementary School in Warrensville Heights and the John W. Raper Elementary School in Cleveland.
Katrinka Dean is pursuing a doctoral degree in educational leadership at Northcentral University in Arizona. She is a member of the Principal’s Center at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and past president of the Cleveland Council of Administrators and Supervisors. She also is a member of the Ohio Association of Elementary School Administrators, the National Association of Elementary School Administrators, the Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development, the National Alliance of Black School Educators, Phi Delta Kappa Sorority and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority.
Angee Shaker is director of communications for the Cleveland Heights-University Heights City School District.