Grain Valley, Missouri
Anjanette Walker, assistant
principal at Prairie Branch and Matthews Elementary
Schools in the Grain Valley School District, has been
named Outstanding Assistant Principal by the Kansas City
Suburban Elementary Principals Association (KCSEPA).
Walker was one of several administrators nominated by
fellow elementary and middle level principals and
assistant principals from Kansas City area school districts. She
was selected by the organization based on meeting
rigorous criteria for this award and her outstanding
performance as an assistant principal at her schools, in her
district, within her community, and beyond.
In the words
of her colleagues:
“Anjanette is one of the best assistant principals I have ever worked with. She is a true
“She has developed her ability to coach 'in the moment' and has worked with
individuals on daily lessons, assessments, behavior management and parent
Prairie Branch and Matthews Elementary Schools serve kindergarten through fifth grade students in the Grain
Valley School District. Walker provides a variety of key support to the principals and their
staff. Walker is an active member of KCSEPA and the Missouri Association of Elementary School Principals (MAESP).
The Missouri Outstanding Assistant Principal program honors outstanding elementary
and middle-level assistant principals who demonstrate outstanding performance and
skills that reflect the best in educational leadership. Each year, MAESP honors twelve
Outstanding Assistant Principals from around the state. Walker and 11 other assistant
principals will be recognized at the Missouri Association of Elementary School
Principals (MAESP) Spring Leadership Conference on Sunday, March 12, 2017.