Cleveland picks new school principal

Robert Pritchard was Assistant Principal at Cleveland High

CLEVELAND, Tennessee (WDEF) – The Cleveland city schools have promoted Robert E. Pritchard as their new principal of Cleveland High.


He is currently the Assistant Principal.


Pritchard will replace Autumn O’Bryan who is taking a new job as Director of Academics for the district.


He has been in the system now for ten years, serving as a math teacher and administrator.


Pritchard is a Bradley County native and his children are in the Cleveland system.


Dr. Russell Dyer, Cleveland City Schools Director of Schools, stated, “We had a fantastic interview pool and selection process for the next principal of CHS. Community input was invaluable throughout the process and helped me to think through who would be best to take
our high school to the next level over the coming years. Mr. Pritchard is a consensus builder, knowledgeable regarding academics, and will work to build meaningful relationships between staff, students, and the local community.”

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