Mr. James K. Allrich, Argyle Middle School
James K. Allrich, principal, Argyle Middle School, was nominated for this year’s Washington Post Principal of the Year.
Each year one Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) principal is selected to receive the Washington Post Principal of the Year Award. The award program recognizes principals who go beyond the day-to-day demands of their position to create an exceptional educational environment.
Is a current principal in MCPS.
Has at least five full years of experience as a principal, including three or more years in MCPS.
Winners must maintain their position as MCPS principal throughout the 2023-2024 school year.
Is not a previous recipient of this award. (Previous nominees who did not win may be re-nominated.)
Who Can Nominate a Principal?
Nominations may be submitted by staff, students, former students, parents, administrators or the general public. Principals may not nominate themselves. Nominators should work with the nominee, the school staff and community members to create a strong application package.
Nomination materials for the Washington Post Principal of the Year Award must be received by midnight, Friday, December 22, 2023. Only complete packets will be considered. Nomination packets received after the deadline will not be considered.
How to Submit
Nomination materials must be submitted via email to Sandra Karis, administrative services manager, Office of Human Resources and Development (OHRD) at Sandra_J_Karis@mcpsmd.org Subject line: Washington Post Principal of the Year.
If you have any questions, please contact the Office of Human Resources and Development (OHRD) at 240-740-7012.