Ms Dawn Mead, a New Hampshire native, began her career in education in 1989 as a social studies teacher at Nashua Senior High School, Nashua, New Hampshire, after receiving her Bachelor of Science in Sociology from Saint Anselm College. Ms Mead served as the Assistant Principal at Pelham High School during the 2018-2019 school year. She is honored and excited to be the Principal. She believes that PHS offers the best education, has an excellent faculty and staff, and amazing student body. She is #PelhamProud. During her twenty-nine years in the Nashua School District, Ms. Mead worked at Nashua Senior High School, Pennichuck Middle School, and Nashua High School North. In addition to her twenty seven years of classroom teaching, she served on many district and school wide committees such as Student Voice, Faculty Voice, and Competency Based Education Implementation. She is devoted to promoting a positive and inclusive school culture and served on the Changed Leadership Committee in her prior district. Ms. Mead was the recipient of the Donald Marquis Social Studies New Hampshire Teacher of the Year in 2012. She has served on NEASC visiting teams and presented at local and state conferences. Ms. Mead received her M. Ed. from Southern New Hampshire University. She has served as Department Head on the middle and high school levels, Coordinator of Adult Education, Summer School Principal, and most recently as an Assistant Principal at Nashua High School North. Ms. Mead believes in working closely with faculty and staff in the areas of social emotional learning, literacy, numeracy, as well as, culture and climate. Ms. Mead hopes students leave Pelham High School prepared for the challenges of life in the global digital world.