On Wednesday, October 25, 2017, the U.S. Secretary of Education announced that Michael Fiorello, principal of Berkeley Elementary School, is one of eight recipients of the 2017 Terrel H. Bell Award for Outstanding School Leadership. The Bell Award honors exemplary school leaders as part of the National Blue Ribbon Schools Program. Principals are nominated by their school communities during the final stages of the National Blue Ribbon Schools application process.
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The eight principals from the 2017 cohort of National Blue Ribbon Schools will be honored during the National Blue Ribbon Schools awards ceremony on Nov. 6, in Washington, DC and Mr. Fiorello will also be honored by the Board of Education at the November 16 public Board meeting.