Heather Price of Brevard Virtual School Named Brevard Public Schools’ Principal of the Year
By Space Coast Daily // July 23, 2019
Price is pioneer of online learning for Brevard Students
BREVARD COUNTY • VIERA, FLORIDA – Heather Price, principal of the online Brevard Virtual School, has been named Brevard Public Schools’ Principal of the Year.
Price is a pioneer of online learning for Brevard Students. Online options for students through Brevard Virtual have grown significantly under her leadership.
And Price has been credited with fostering a “school culture” for her online students and her staff.
Brevard Virtual School was recently recognized as an “A” school in 2018-2019 by the Florida Department of Education.
“Using research-based strategies, Heather has inspired her teachers to be more than just a voice on a device,” said West Shore Jr./Sr. High Principal Rick Fleming, who nominated Price for the recognition.
“I am inspired by Heather and her leadership ability in being innovative and thinking outside of the box.”
Candidates for BPS Principal of the Year were nominated and evaluated based on their performance on:
- Student achievement
- Instructional leadership
- Faculty development
- Learning environment
- Organizational leadership
- Leadership development
Price will be recognized by the Brevard County School Board at a meeting Aug.27. Then, she will go on to interview in the state competition for Florida Principal of the Year.
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