Dana Gagne Principal Announcement

We are excited to introduce Mr. Dana Gagne, an exceptional educator who has dedicated an impressive 23 years to the Windsor Public Schools (WPS) community. His journey from a paraeducator to his recent appointment as acting elementary school principal showcases his unwavering commitment to education and his profound impact on students, staff, and families alike.

Mr. Gagne's story is one of growth, dedication, and the pursuit of excellence. His educational journey within WPS began when he joined as a paraeducator in 1999. Over time, driven by his passion for shaping young minds, he transitioned to the role of a Math Teacher in 2004. But Mr. Gagne's connection to WPS goes beyond his professional roles – he is also a resident and a parent within the community, which adds a unique dimension to his leadership.

In 2019, Mr. Gagne assumed the role of Dean of Students at Sage Park Middle School, a position he held for four years. His leadership during this time showcased his ability to create a positive and supportive environment for both students and staff. Additionally, he took on the responsibility of Interim Assistant Principal at John F. Kennedy School for the past four months, further expanding his experience in educational leadership.

Throughout his tenure, Mr. Gagne has exhibited remarkable leadership qualities that have earned him the respect and admiration of students, colleagues, and families in Windsor. His dedication to fostering an inclusive, nurturing, and engaging learning environment has made a tangible impact on the community.

As Mr. Gagne steps into his new role as acting elementary school principal, the Windsor community can look forward to his proven expertise, passion for education, and the invaluable insights he has gained over the years. His deep understanding of the local community, coupled with his years of experience within WPS, make him an ideal addition to the leadership team.

Mr. Gagne's journey from a paraeducator to acting principal is a testament to his commitment to educational growth and positive change. We are excited to witness the positive impact he will undoubtedly bring to the students, families, and staff of Windsor Public Schools. His knowledge, training, and leadership are sure to shape a brighter future for all within the community.