Cheltenham High School names new Principal

Effective Friday, July 1, 2022, Mr. James D’Andrea takes over as principal of Cheltenham High School.

With 21 years of experience in public education, Mr. D’Andrea served the last 15 years as an administrator in the Montgomery County (Maryland) Public Schools as a high school assistant principal, middle school principal, high school principal, and school system chief of staff.

Mr. D’Andrea’s educational background includes a bachelor’s degree in economics from Vanderbilt University in 2000; a master’s degree in secondary science education from George Washington University in 2003; a graduate certificate in school administration and supervision from Johns Hopkins University in 2007; and a master’s degree in measurement, evaluation, statistics and assessment from the University of Illinois-Chicago in 2013.

This summer, Mr. D’Andrea will be scheduling times to meet with students, staff, parents/guardians and community members.