Pamela Stewart will take over at Falkener; Pete Kashubara will serve as principal of Western
Contact: Haley Miller (336) 370-3200
Created: 5/12/2010 8:07:56 AM
Guilford County Schools announced Tuesday two principal appointments
for the 2010-11 school year. Pamela Stewart will serve as the principal
of Falkener Elementary, replacing Edwina Monroe, who is retiring. Pete
Kashubara will serve as the principal of Western High. Both appointments
are effective July 1.
For the past three years, Stewart has served as an
assistant principal at Dudley High, where she spearheaded the
implementation of the Johns-Hopkins Talent Development Freshman Success
Academy. The school has seen drastic results since starting the academy,
including an increase in attendance for ninth-graders, an increase in
End-of-Course scores and a decrease in ninth-grade discipline referrals.
Prior to her assignment at Dudley, Stewart served as an induction coach
for new teachers and was an elementary and secondary music specialist.
"Ms. Stewart is an excellent fit for Falkener
Elementary," said Phyllis Martin, Southeastern Region superintendent.
"She is trained in the International Baccalaureate (IB) philosophy and
is IB certified. Plus, she has proven leadership abilities and will work
hard to ensure all students are excelling in the classroom."
Kashubara is currently the principal of Weaver
Academy. While at Weaver, the ABC End-of-Course proficiency improved
from 88 percent to 97 percent and the Career and Technical End-of-Course
proficiency improved from 75 percent to 86 percent during the 2008-09
school year. Prior to his assignment at Weaver, Kashubara served as the
principal of The Middle College at GTCC - Greensboro and as an assistant
principal at Southeast High. He began his career in 1994 as a history
"A veteran in the Guilford County community, Mr.
Kashubara brings strong leadership and a dedicated work ethic to Western
High," said Terry Worrell, Central Region superintendent. "He has what
it takes to help the school build on their academic growth and