Pulley Career Center Welcomes New Principal Kelly!
Dear Pulley Career Center Staff, Parents, and Community:
The Region 3 Leadership Team is pleased to announce that Mr. Peter Kelly has been appointed as principal of Pulley Career Center, effective Monday, August 3, 2020.
Mr. Kelly brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the principalship having diverse leadership experiences in multiple school settings, each time supervising the special education community. He has served as a Positive Behavior Supports Team Leader, Special Education teacher, Special Education Department Chair and Assistant Principal at Lake Braddock Secondary School. Mr. Kelly has also served as the Extended School Year Principal at Key Middle School (2015), Mark Twain Middle School (2017) and Frost Middle School (2018).
Beginning in 2016, Mr. Kelly has served as an Assistant Principal at Lee High School where he was the administrator and instructional lead for the Category A and B Special Education Departments. Mr. Kelly has worked directly with the FCPS Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) program to further the training and retention of ABA skills for students and staff. He also successfully led the for Pathways to Accessing Community Environments (PACE) implementation at Lee High School to promote work readiness skills of Category B, Special Education students giving him a unique understanding of Pulley Career Center students.
Mr. Kelly earned his Bachelor of Arts at James Madison University and his Master of Education in Special Education and Educational Leadership from George Mason University. He holds his Virginia Postgraduate Professional License in Administration & Supervision PreK-12 and Specific Learning Disabilities K-12.
Mr. Kelly’s tenure as an experienced Special Education Assistant Principal, both at Lee High School and at Lake Braddock Secondary School, as well as serving as an ESY principal for several years, will allow him to leverage resources and supports to meet the academic and social-emotional needs of the Pulley Career Center community.
Please join me in welcoming Mr. Kelly as the new principal at Pulley Career Center!