Rodney Boone will go on to compete in the national competition
Contact: Haley Miller (336) 370-3200
Created: 12/1/2009 7:48:58 AM
Rodney Boone, the founding principal of The Academy at Lincoln, has
been named the 2009-10 Guilford County Schools (GCS) Magnet Principal
of the Year.
committee selected Boone based on his magnet school experience and
efforts to support a diverse school with a specialized curriculum.
Schools of America (MSA) provides leadership for innovative
instructional programs that promote equity, diversity and academic
excellence for all students in public school choice programs. Each
year, MSA hosts a Principal of the Year award, which recognizes an
outstanding school leader who has succeeded in providing innovative
programs that promote equity, diversity and academic excellence for
students in magnet schools.
The Academy at
Lincoln opened its doors in March 2005. Since then, Boone and his staff
have developed and implemented Performing Arts, Global Studies and Very
Strong Needs (VSN) Advanced Learning curricula; modeled effective
teaching strategies; organized and facilitated Marzano Training to
improve instruction and student achievement and collaborated to improve
time management and classroom instruction.
has been principal at Lincoln since March 2005. Boone also served as
assistant principal at Northwest High. In 1994, he received a
bachelor's degree in mathematics education from North Carolina A&T
State University. He earned a master's degree in school administration
from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro in 2004. Boone is
also National Board-certified, which he achieved in 2000.