Welcome to Our Newest Principal at Sleepy Hollow ES 7-06-20

School News
July 06, 2020

FCPS announces the appointment of a new principal.

Mattie Fallen, who currently serves as assistant principal of Braddock Elementary, has been named the new principal of Sleepy Hollow Elementary, effective Monday, July 13.  

Fallen started her career in education as a reading specialist at Fort Belvoir Elementary School where she supported the academic needs of 1,300 students. In 2009 she applied to and was accepted into the LEAD Fairfax Intern program where she supported and served on Brookfield Elementary School’s administrative team. Fallen was then named the assistant principal at Bull Run Elementary in 2010 where she worked for five years before moving to Braddock Elementary School in 2015. At Braddock Elementary school, Fallen played key roles in a variety of instructional core and enrichment programs aimed at improving and enriching the academic needs of more than 900 students.

Fallen holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Education from Virginia Tech as well as a Masters of Education degree from Virginia Tech. She is a current doctoral candidate at Virginia Tech and will be receiving her doctorate this fall in the areas of Education Leadership and Policy Studies.