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Michael Gillespie

Assistant Principal, HS

Areas of Responsibility

  • School Improvement Plan (SIIP)
  • English
  • Library
  • Social Studies
  • Class of 2024¬†Administrator
  • Students with the last name Guz-Maz

Michael Gillespie has been a member of the Herndon HS community since 2017. Prior to coming to Herndon, he served as the middle school language arts specialist for two years, focusing on secondary literacy and student engagement in FCPS. Mr. Gillespie has taught English at the middle school, high school, and collegiate level. He earned a B.A. in English from the University of Virginia, a M.A. in English from Virginia Commonwealth University, an Ed.S. in Administration and Supervision from the University of Virginia, and is currently finishing his Ed.D. in Educational Leadership at the University of Virginia.

Mr. Gillespie enjoys building relationships with students, teachers, parents, and community members in order to support all Herndon students.

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