Mrs. Pamela Powell

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Mrs. Pamela Powell

Phone: (815) 232-0380

Email: pamela.powell@fsd145.org

Biographical Information
 
Mrs. Powell became Principal of Empire Elementary in October 2018. Prior to that, she served the Freeport School District as Assistant Principal at Carl Sandburg School. She also gained experience as principal at an elementary school in Matteson School District in Richton Park, IL, for several years and as a principal at a PreK-8th grade school in Hopkins Park, IL. She has also had several years of experience as a classroom teacher.

Mrs. Powell holds both a Master of Arts in Education degree and a Master of Arts in School Improvement Leadership from Olivet Nazarene University, as well as a Bachelor of Science degree in Pre-Law / Political Science with a minor in History from Norfolk State University.

Work Information
 
Mrs. Powell collaborates with school stakeholders to ensure high performance of students and staff in achieving the overall school mission.
  
Key Responsibilities
  • Collaborates with (SIT) School Improvement Team to create, implement and monitor the school improvement plan
  • Provides opportunities for staff to learn about research-based strategies that address the identified problem(s)
  • Promotes collaborative problem solving and open communication
  • Implements PBIS Program to establish and maintain positive school wide expectations
  • Identifies with staff the knowledge and skills that teachers need to implement the school improvement instructional strategies
  • Evaluates staff and provides effective feedback for instructional improvement 
  • Engages staff, students, family and community in forming effective partnerships