Telford appointed new principal at Our Lady of Grace School
GREENSBORO — Kurt Telford has been appointed the new principal at Our Lady of Grace School in Greensboro.
Telford previously served as the principal at West Forsyth High School in Winston-Salem for 11 years. In 2010, he was named Forsyth County's "Principal of the Year. "
Telford received his bachelor's degree in history from Central Connecticut State University and a bachelor's degree in education from the University of Connecticut. He went on to obtain a master's degree of education from the State University of New York at Geneseo, N.Y. Telford received a North Carolina certificate in educational administration from North Carolina Agricultural and Technology University in Greensboro.
Telford has both taught in and been an administrator in middle and high schools in the New York state school system and in both Guilford and Forsyth counties.
Over the course of his career, Telford has also served as a Master Teacher at Wake Forest University Master Teacher program. He was recently one of 40 principals statewide selected to participate in the inaugural class of the Distinguished Leadership in Practice (DLP), a leadership development program for practicing school leaders that was developed by the North Carolina Principals and Assistant Principals Association in partnership with the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction and UNC-Learn NC.
Our Lady of Grace School will celebrate its 60th anniversary this year and serves children in pre-kindergarten through eighth grade. Located in the heart of Greensboro's historic Sunset Hills, Our Lady of Grace School has a proud heritage of offering an academically challenging curriculum in a faith-filled environment.
— Karen Hornfeck