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Principal of the Week

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Kelly McGuire, Downtown Principal, Teaches Kids to Embrace Challenges

Kelly McGuire, from the Lower Manhattan Community Middle School, is DNAinfo's Principal of the Week.

About this feature

Every week, DNAinfo.com goes straight to the principal's office. Our neighborhood reporters sit down with the heads of New York City's public and private schools to discuss their educational philosophies and the challenges they face.

Downtown »

Maggie Siena, principal of P.S. 150 in TriBeCa, is DNAinfo's Principal of the Week.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

Principal Brett Gallini says he's proud to work at a diverse school that educates all types of learners.

Murray Hill, Gramercy & Midtown East »

Eric Strauss, now in his third year as principal of the High School of Art and Design, wants his school to maintain its strength in the field of art education, while becoming more academically rigorous.

Downtown »

Nathan Dudley, 51, is principal of the New York Harbor School.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

P.S. 87 Principal Monica Berry wants her students to think about how they can make a difference.

Downtown »

When Robert Rhodes took the helm of Millennium High School in the months following 9/11, the idea for the school was little more than a dream of downtown residents.

Midtown & Theater District »

High School of Fashion Industries' Daryl Blank is DNAinfo.com's Principal of the Week.

Greenwich Village & SoHo »

Principal Lisa Siegman, 58, of the West Village's Melser Charette School (P.S. 3) said that active learning techniques and a focus on the arts are her school's specialties.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Principal Marlon Hosang of P.S. 64 in the East Village talks about his experience as an educator and how he's adapting the school's curriculum, three years into the job.

Murray Hill, Gramercy & Midtown East »

DNAinfo.com goes straight to the principal's office each week to find out about the challenges and triumphs that come with running Manhattan's schools.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

DNAinfo.com speaks with Medea McEvoy, principal of P.S. 267 on the Upper East Side.