EACS WELCOMES NEW PRINCIPAL OF PRINCE CHAPMAN ACADEMY

Mr. Patrick McCann began working with EACS as a Title 1 administrator in November 2011. A native of Wabash Indiana, he attended
Indiana University in Bloomington, graduating in 2002 with a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and a Teaching license with a major in Economics and a minor in Psychology. After graduating from Indiana University, he began his teaching career in New York City. In the city, he taught middle school U.S. History, Earth and Life Science, Read 180, 7th and 8th grade math and served as a Dean of Students. At this time, he completed his Master’s degree in Education Administration from Fordham University. Upon graduating in 2007, he enlisted in the U.S. Army as an Intelligence Analyst with the 82nd Airborne Division at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. While
enlisted, he deployed to Baghdad, Iraq for 12 months. After receiving an honorable discharge, he resumed his career in education with EACS. He has served on various EACS roles including District Transportation Committee, District Crisis Team
and District PBIS Team.

As an educator, Mr. McCann believes that all children can learn in a different way and at different rates. He believes that with hard work and perseverance we can touch each child in a special way. Keeping the atmosphere positive is the key to success as well as keeping the lines of communication open among staff, students and parents. Mr. McCann feels that teamwork is the ultimate way a school can be successful in reaching the goal of helping a child attain his or her full potential. Mr. McCann was very visible as the former Assistant Principal at Prince Chapman and states that the best part of his job is watching students grow. Mr. McCann’s motto is “stay positive, maintain communication, and do the right thing”. He is looking forward to continuing his career at Prince Chapman Academy. Mr. McCann is married to Melisa, they have two children Nicholas, age 4 and Melodie age 3.

POSTED: 06/30/15 at 10:26 pm. FILED UNDER: Schools