Education Leadership, Management and Policy
2012 Executive Doctoral graduate, Thomas McMorran, was named the
Connecticut Principal of the Year by the Connecticut Association of
Schools. Dr. McMorran is a principal at the Joel Barlow High School in
Dr. McMorran will also be eligible for the MetLife/National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP) National High School Principal of the Year award. Dr. McMorran will be honored in Washington, D.C. at the NASSP Principals’ Institute and Awards Gala.
Dr. McMorran's research focuses on student transition programs for middle school students rising to high school and the level of trust between high school and middle school principals who oversee those programs.