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Dr. Heiden named National Distinguished Principal

Dr. Heiden receiving award at program.

Dr. Mark Heiden was honored this past week in Washington DC by the National Association of Elementary School Principals as a National Distinguished Principal. Highlights included meeting the Secretary of Education at The Eisenhower Executive Office Building, a reception at the United States Department of State, leadership sessions and collaboration with top principals from around the country, and a black tie awards banquet. In his acceptance speech Dr. Heiden thanked the amazing teachers and staff at Creekside who make our We Are Family motto a reality each day. Dr. Heiden was selected as the 2019 NAESP National Distinguished Principal after being named the 2018 Indiana Elementary Principal of the Year by the Indiana Association of School Principals.

Dr. Heiden holding Proud to be a principal sign.