Mrs. Cage named Executive Principal of Region 6

February 06, 2024

It is with great pleasure that we share the exciting news of Mrs. April Cage's appointment as the Executive Principal for RegionMrs. Cage poses for picture6, effective April 1, 2024. Currently Serving as the principal of Garfield Elementary School and holding the esteemed position of president of the Fairfax Association of Elementary School Principals (FAESP). April brings a wealth of experience, passion, and dedication to her new role. 

April's journey in education spans over 25 years, a testament to her unwavering commitment to creating enriching learning environments. Her professional evolution, from a National Board-Certified Teacher to roles such as Advanced Academic Resource Teacher, Instructional Coach, Assistant Principal, and Principal within FCPS, showcases her steadfast dedication to advancing student achievement through transformative educational leadership and community engagement. 
Recognized for her outstanding contributions, April has been honored with prestigious awards, including the 2023 FCPS Outstanding Principal of the Year and the 2019 Superintendent's Equity Award. Her leadership style is characterized by a commitment to transformational leadership, the cultivation of professional learning communities, and the establishment of strong, trusting relationships. 

During her tenure as Principal of Garfield Elementary and Bonnie Brae Elementary. April's innovative approach to instructional leadership and her dedication to fostering inclusive environments were remarkable. She celebrated collaboration and communication among al stakeholders, leaving an indelible mark on the schools she led. 

Mrs. Cage holds a Bachelor of Science in Animal Science from Southern University Agricultural & Mechanical College and Masters of Education in Educational Leadership from American College of Education.