The Campolindo High School principal, Carol Kitchens, is California’s 2009 Secondary Principal of the Year. The award is sponsored by the Association of California School Administrators. Kitchens will receive the award at the ACSA’s leadership summit in Sacramento in November.
She has been the principal at Campolindo for nearly ten years. She was an associate principal at Campolindo before taking the principal position in 2000.
After being nominated for the award, the region the school is in chooses one nominee to represent the region. An awards committee consisting of the ACSA’s former president and four other committee members then select the state winners.