Auburn Hills, MI ---August 5, 2013----Avondale School District, an achievement-oriented learning community focused on student leadership and success in academics, the arts and athletics, announces Robert (BJ) McCabe has been named principal of Auburn Elementary, home of the new Avondale/Oakland University collaborative partnership school, effective immediately. McCabe had been the Learning Consultant at Hampton Elementary School in the Rochester Community School District since 2009. Avondale Superintendent Dr. George Heitsch is pleased to welcome Mr. McCabe as principal.
“BJ McCabe has a deep enthusiasm and love of education at the elementary school level. He has the energy and vision to successfully lead this new school concept with Avondale and Oakland University,” said Heitsch. “We are pleased to welcome BJ to the Avondale community.”
Immediately prior to serving as the Learning Consultant at Hampton Elementary, McCabe was a fourth grade teacher there from 2003 to 2009. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Education from Central Michigan University, a Master’s degree in Educational Administration from Saginaw Valley State University and a Michigan Administrative Certificate for Elementary and Secondary K-12 education. McCabe is a resident of Chesterfield.
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About Avondale School District
Avondale School District is a collaborative community of teachers, staff and families working together to assure student success. The district, encompassing portions of Auburn Hills, Bloomfield Township, Troy and Rochester Hills, celebrates the richness of a diverse student population and strives to be a model school community that prepares students to be lifelong learners and contributing citizens to the world that awaits them upon graduation. Learn more about Avondale Schools, an AdvancED certified district, at www.avondale.k12.mi.us.