Nipmuc Regional High School is excited to announce that Mrs. Mary Anne Moran, Nipmuc’s Associate Principal, has been selected for national recognition as the Commonwealth’s Assistant Principal of the Year by the Massachusetts Secondary School Administrators’ Association. This recognition is co-sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals. This program annually recognizes assistant principals who demonstrate exemplary skills in instructional leadership, support of a safe learning environment, and fostering a collaborative culture of decision-making among all members of the school community. Mrs. Moran is also a candidate for the National Assistant Principal of the Year. In addition, Mrs. Moran will receive the 37 th Annual Paul J. Hunter Award at the annual MSSAA Leadership
Institute at the Hyannis Resort and Conference Center on July 27, 2016 and will be recognized at the NASSP Ignite ’16 Conference in Orlando on February 25-27.
Mrs. Moran began her work in the Mendon-Upton Regional School District in 2003 as a teacher of mathematics. In 2006 she took on the role of Mathematics Department Chairperson. In 2011 she joined the administrative team at Nipmuc Regional where she works in the role of Associate Principal. She is respected in Mendon-Upton and throughout the MSSAA for her instructional leadership, collaborative spirit, and tireless work ethic.
Mrs. Moran has made countless contributions to the school and district through her work as associate principal. She has played an integral role in leading Nipmuc’s 1:1 learning program in which all students and teachers use iPads to support teaching and learning. She has provided guidance to other schools in their efforts to integrate technology by presenting at MSSAA Summer Institute, the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) Showcase Schools. In addition, Mrs. Moran led the school’s efforts to design and implement an advisory program in which all students work with a faculty advisor in small groups in order to deliver a curriculum focused on future planning, wellness, and life skills.