Pier Principal Receives State Leadership Award

The Fond du Lac School District is proud to celebrate that Amy Jahn, Principal of Pier Elementary School, is among the honorees to receive a 2022 Herb Kohl Educational Foundation Principal Leadership Award.

Only 17 principals in Wisconsin were recognized by the Herb Kohl
Educational Foundation in 2022. Principal Leadership Award recipients
are school principals who are being recognized for setting high
standards for instruction, achievement and character, and creating a
climate to best serve students, families, staff and community.

The Herb Kohl Educational Foundation Principal Leadership Award recipients receive a $6,000 award and a matching grant to their school.
“I am both humbled and honored to be chosen for this award and extend
my gratitude to the incredible professionals with whom I work and learn from each day,” said Jahn. “Together, we keep moving forward, believing that we have the ability to make a difference in our world. I have been blessed in my career to be surrounded by wonderful students, families and colleagues.”

Jahn started her career in education as an English Teacher at Selma High School in Selma, Alabama. After five years, she came to Wisconsin where she taught English at Campbellsport High School. In 2011, she joined the Fond du Lac School District, first as an English Teacher at Fond du Lac High, then as an Instructional Coach.

Jahn was selected as the Principal of Pier Elementary School in 2015. Next
school year, she will become the Principal of Parkside Elementary School.

Jahn holds a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature and Writing from Loras College, a Master of Education from Alabama State University and a Master of Science in Educational Leadership from Cardinal Stritch University.

The Kohl Foundation award program was established by Herb Kohl, philanthropist and businessman. Since 1990, the foundation has awarded more than $28.3 million to Wisconsin educators, principals, students and schools.

“Education is the key to the future of Wisconsin and our nation,” Kohl said. “I am very proud of the accomplishments of these students, teachers and principals, and look forward to the great contributions they will make in the future.”