Kelly Roark was approved as the principal at Price’s Fork Elementary School, effective July 1, at last night’s school board meeting. She has served as the principal at Christiansburg Elementary School for six years.
“I am passionate about Title I schools and seeing students benefit from a cohesive instructional team,” said Roark. “I look forward to continuing this work at Price’s Fork. It is a learning community that wants to see every student be successful and I am fortunate to be selected as their next leader.”
“Kelly has a history with MCPS and a proven track record with helping a school continue to achieve,” said Superintendent Mark Miear. “She is a strong instructional leader with a passion for elementary education that will benefit the Price’s Fork community.”
Roark received a bachelor’s degree in elementary education from Radford University and a master’s degree in curriculum and instruction, also from Radford University. She taught in MCPS for eight years before being named assistant principal at Auburn Elementary and then principal at Christiansbug Elementary.