News Posts: School Ambassador Fellowship

Dr. Derek Voiles

Dr. Derek Voiles Morristown, Tennessee 2019 Campus Ambassador Fellow Assistant Principal, Lincoln Heights Middle School Contact: Bio/Overview: Dr. Derek Voiles is an assistant principal at Lincoln Heights Middle School in Morristown, Tennessee. Prior to entering administration, his classroom had become a teaching classroom for other teachers across the state of Tennessee. Each day, it […]

Michael Horton

Michael Horton Menifee, CA 2019 Campus Assistant Principal Ambassador Fellow Assistant Principal, Western Center Academy Contact: Bio/Overview: Horton is the Assistant Principal of the Western Center Academy, a National Blue Ribbon STEM-focused charter school in Hemet, CA. Horton received his degree in Physics from San Diego State University and went on to teach high […]

Julie Richardson

Julie RichardsonProvidence, Rhode Island2019 Washington Psychologist Ambassador FellowSchool Psychologist, Henry Barnard SchoolContact: Bio/Overview: Julie Richardson is a school psychologist at Henry Barnard School, a laboratory elementary school located at Rhode Island College in Providence, R.I. If you were to ask her students what Julie’s role involves, they would tell you that she is a […]

Jodi Friedman

Jodi Friedman New York, New York 2019 Campus Principal Ambassador Fellow Assistant Principal, STAR Academy- PS 63 Contact: Bio/Overview: Jodi Friedman has been an educator for 15 years in New York City. She began her career as a Teach for America Corp Member. After teaching 2nd, 4th and 5th grade, Jodi had the exciting […]

Erin Roche

Erin Roche Chicago, Illinois 2019 Campus Principal Ambassador Fellow Elementary Principal, Prescott School Contact: Bio/Overview: Erin has served as the principal at diverse Prescott School of the Chicago Public Schools (CPS) as well as school leadership in the district since 2003. Erin passionately engages with schools, districts, and partners to positively impact on children, […]

Andrea Donegan

Andrea Donegan Burlington, WI 2019 Campus School Ambassador Fellow School Counselor, Dr. Edward G. Dyer School Contact: Bio/Overview: Andrea Donegan is a professional school counselor at Dr. Edward G. Dyer School in Burlington, Wisconsin. She has proudly served students and families as an educator for the past 25 years. Andrea has worked at the […]


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School Ambassador Fellowship Program

Founded on the principles of partnership, collaboration and cooperation  between the Federal Government and school-based educators, the U.S. Department of Education designed the School Ambassador Fellowship program to enable outstanding teachers, administrators, and other school leaders, such as school counselors, psychologists, social workers, and librarians to bring their school and classroom expertise to the Department […]

5/23-5/24 Safe & Supportive Schools Webinar Event: “Implementing New Programs—The Impact of Current Practice”

The Safe and Supportive Schools Technical Assistance Center (SSSTA), supported by the Office of Safe and Healthy Students in the Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, announces its next Implementation Webinar Series event, “Implementing New Programs—The Impact of Current Practice.” It will be offered twice to accommodate schedules: Session 1: Wednesday, May 23, 2012, 4:00 […]

Announcing the Relaunch of Stop Bullying website

  unveiled a revitalized Stop Bullying website – – on March 30, 2012 to encourage children, parents, educators, and communities to take action to stop and prevent bullying. The website provides a map with detailed information on state laws and policies, interactive webisodes and videos for young people, practical strategies for schools and communities to […]