Brad Kelvington, Foley Intermediate School
Brad Kelvington has been the principal at Foley Intermediate School for the past 11 years, a member of MASSP for the past 16 years and a member of the Board of Directors for the Minnesota Middle School Association. Brad is a data led leader who has teamed with staff to investigate teacher practices as well realignment of standards to raise student achievement across the building.
Staff share that “Brad is a learner and deeply invested in everyone’s success. He has worked hard to improve PLCs, is focused on creating a growth mindset and committed to emerging trends – the staff is currently reading Teach Like a Champion.” Students share that they feel safe and respected. “Mr. Kelvington takes bullying very seriously and we had several presentations on how to handle different situations when they arise”. Perhaps the most shining endorsement came from a student leader who shared “Mr. Kelvington has very big dreams for students and tries to connect with each student to show that they are a valued part of FIS.”