Linda Burris, principal of Largo Middle School, has been named a Florida Department of Education 2019 Principal of the Year Finalist.

LARGO, FL – From Pinellas County Schools: Linda Burris, principal of Largo Middle School, has been named a Florida Department of Education 2019 Principal of the Year Finalist. Burris was one of three principals chosen as a finalist. Burris has led Largo Middle School through several positive and impactful changes. Under her principalship, Largo Middle made academic improvements, increased mentorship for struggling students and expanded professional development for teachers through the High Reliability Teacher Certification Program. As a state finalist, Burris received a check for $1,500. Candidates for these awards were nominated by the superintendent from their respective school districts.

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