ESU Grad Named Pa.’s 2021 Secondary Principal of the Year
Dr. Harrison Bailey III, Principal of Liberty High School in the Bethlehem Area School District (BASD), has been named Pennsylvania’s 2021 Secondary Principal of the Year by the Pennsylvania Principals Association. As a state winner in the National Association of Secondary School Principals’ (NASSP) Principal of the Year Program, Dr. Bailey will be considered to be named as the National Secondary Principal of the Year. He will be honored by both the PA Principals Association and NASSP at special award ceremonies in the fall. Dr. Bailey earned his Doctor of Education from East Stroudsburg University on Friday, April 30, 2021.
Dr. Bailey was surprised when this award was announced by his school district and superintendent at a special celebration held in his high school gymnasium on April 29, 2021. The event was attended by his family, colleagues, students, local dignitaries, school board members and representatives from the PA Principals Association. In addition, a representative from Bethlehem Mayor Robert Donchez’s office designated April 29th as Harrison Bailey III Day.