The Elizabethtown Area School District Board of Education unanimously approved Amanda Baxter as the principal for Bainbridge and Mill Road Elementary Schools at its June 2017 school board meeting.
Ms. Baxter has more than 17 years experience in education including a year as the assistant principal at Elizabethtown's East High Street Elementary School. She served a short stint as acting principal at the school during the 2016-2017 school year while the principal was on personal leave.Ms. Baxter has significant experience in facilitating best teaching practices, classroom management, positive behavior support, and teacher evaluation. Her administrative experience includes serving as assistant principal at Bren Mar Park and Weyanoke elementary schools in Fairfax County Virginia before coming to Elizabethtown for the 2016-2017 school year. Ms. Baxter holds a Bachelor in Elementary Education and Psychology from Elmira College, Masters of Art in Initiatives in Educational Transformation from George Mason University and a certification in Educational Administration and Supervision from University of Virginia.