Brooksville - Starting today, Eastside Elementary will open with new school leadership following the exit of Principal Michael Maine, who accepted a position with the Martin County School District. Sarah Trowell has been announced as Eastside's new principal with Katie Reynolds as assistant principal.
Eastside will move forward under the care of a talented school leader who is dedicated and focused on improving organizational performance and quality. Sarah Trowell is an administrator who has mastered the art of
Chocachatti Elementary (CES), Sarah understands and commits to inviting all stakeholders to support the school and to join in being part of its success story. While at CES, Sarah expanded the resources available to the school and increased enrichment opportunities for students by cultivating loyal business and community partners, that will serve the students of Eastside well. Finally, Sarah brings well-practiced skills in tracking and using data to create a cycle of continuous improvement in order to promote equitable and responsive opportunities for all students.
Assistant Principal Katie Reynolds is a smart, hardworking and dedicated school leader. Regarded for her knowledge and experience with every aspect of instructional differentiation, Katie has supervised school-wide
MTSS implementation, including interpreting and analyzing school assessment data. She excels in supporting teachers and in assisting with the coordination of school programs and projects. Eastside students will benefit
from her ability to build strong relationships as the foundation of her work while ensuring high yield strategies within the School Improvement Plan are implemented to promote student learning and standards mastery.
"The staff, parents and students of Eastside Elementary expect school leaders who understand their school's needs, respect their history and hold a vision for their future that they can embrace and achieve together. I
believe with Sarah Trowell and Katie Reynolds that tradition continues," Superintendent John Stratton said.