WELCOME FROM THE PRINCIPAL
Dear St. Agnes School Staff, Students, Parents, Community Members, Alumni, Supporters, Friends, and Stakeholders:
Welcome to the upcoming school year! It is an honor and a privilege for me to write this letter of introduction as the proud principal of St. Agnes Catholic School. I look forward to getting to know everyone in the weeks and months ahead! I am extremely honored and humbled to embark on this professional and spiritual journey as we begin the work to ensure our students experience a rigorous education rooted in the Catholic faith that will foster their development and empower them to reach their full potential.
I have always thought of the field of education as a calling to commit yourself to not only teach but nurture students to become contributing members of society. I come to St. Agnes Catholic School with over 20 years of experience, including teaching at the elementary, middle, and high school levels. I have served in a variety of educational leadership roles, including Middle School English/Literacy Content Specialist, 10th Grade Academic Intervention Team Leader, English Language Arts/Formative Assessment Specialist at the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE), High School English Department Chair, PreK-12 ELA/Literacy Instructional Specialist, PreK-5 Elementary ELA Curriculum Supervisor, and most recently as Assistant Principal. I earned an Educational Specialist Degree (Ed.S) in Administration and Leadership K-12 from Walden University, a Masters of Arts Degree in Teaching/Secondary Education, and a Bachelor’s of Arts Degree in English.
As your principal and a parent, it is essential to provide an environment for our students that will allow them to grow spiritually, while teaching them to be kind, productive members of society. I am looking forward to working collaboratively with you in the upcoming school year as we begin the work of moving forward, making a commitment to connect our campus and community, and Modeling the Way for our students.”
Yours in Christ,
Ms. Arlisa S. Ledbetter