School for the Blind principal honored

By

Published:

 

Craig Meador, school principal and campus program director for the Washington State School for the Blind, has received the Council of Schools for the Blind Principal-Director of Programs Leadership Award.

Nominated by WSSB students, parents, teachers, administrators and Superintendent Dean Stenehjem, Meador was praised for “unfailing positive and encouraging attitude; concern for all students; focus on providing positive encouragement; solid commitment to students, staff and parents; and his amazing sense of humor,” the school said.

Meador has served as a classroom teacher for visually impaired students, itinerant teacher, assistant principal and principal, and was recently named WSSB’s outreach director.

The Council of Schools for the Blind is a consortium of specialized schools in Canada and the United States that serve the blind and visually impaired.