Welcome to Our Two Newest Principals 5-16-18

School News
May 16, 2018

FCPS announces the appointment of two new principals.

Aimee Holleb has been named principal of Key Middle School, effective July 1.

Holleb, who has over 20 years of experience in education, is currently serving as interim principal of Key Middle. Her previous positions include director and assistant director for the Office of Facilities Planning Services, director of the previous Cluster 6, and principal of Twain Middle School.

Holleb earned her Doctorate in Educational Administration from Virginia Tech, her Master’s in Educational Administration from the University of Virginia, and a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Delaware. She has earned her administration and supervision certification for grades preK-12.


Sherry Shin has been named the principal of Mason Crest Elementary School, effective July 2.

Shin is currently the assistant principal at Mason Crest, where she has served since 2015. Previously, she worked as an elementary English for speakers of other languages (ESOL) mathematics instructional support teacher in the Office of Language Acquisition and Title I.  She has also served as a math resource teacher at Mount Eagle Elementary Schoo and as a classroom teacher at Bush Hill Elementary School. 

Shin has extensive experience working with students of diverse backgrounds and English language learners and has been involved in the FCPS Cultural Proficiency Team for Fairfax County Public Schools, designed to deepen the understanding and use of culturally responsive teaching practices.

Shin earned a Bachelor of Arts degree, a Master of Teaching degree, and a Master of Education degree in mathematics from the University of Virginia, as well as a leadership and administrative endorsement.