Ms. Peerman Recognized as the FCPS 2021 Region 4 Outstanding New Principal

Ms. Anders, Ms. Kendall, Ms. Ascierto, and Ms. McCarty Also Recognized at FCPS Honors!

By Department of Human Resources
June 15, 2021

kerry peermanCongratulations to Principal Kerry Peerman who was recognized as the FCPS 2021 Region 4 Outstanding New Principal and one of the five finalists for the FCPS Outstanding New Principal at this year's FCPS Honors event, held at Jiffy Lube Live on June 9th.

Kerry has been an advocate and champion of Halley Elementary from the moment she entered the building. She is an instructional leader who is passionate about developing a collaborative school culture focused on the collective responsibility of all students. She implemented a professional learning community structure with her team, incorporating changes to accommodate common planning, with a focus on collaboration. Kerry believes in being visible, accessible, and getting to know students and staff as individuals. She prioritizes being present and responsive to all. Mrs. Peerman is a difference-maker who is committed to making an impact in the lives of her students. She understands that schools are responsible for building academic excellence and being safe spaces of joy and hope.

Congratulations to our following staff members who were also recognized at this year's FCPS Honors Ceremony!

Outstanding Elementary New Teacher School and Pyramid-Level Recipient

  • Gabriella Anders, Third Grade Teacher

Outstanding School-Based Operational Employee School-Level Recipient

  • Nicole Kendall, Student Information Assistant

Outstanding School-Based Professional Employee School-Level Recipient

  • Margaret Ascierto, School Counselor

Outstanding Elementary Teacher School and Pyramid-Level Recipient

  • Laura McCarty, Third Grade Teacher

Thank you to Jennifer Buchko and Mary Lou Villacrusis for all of their hard work with the nomination process by serving as this year's awards liaisons.