May 26, 2012 — Coral Gables, FL — Roseann Sidener (B.M. '78, M.M. '87), the principal at Miami Beach Senior High, was named the 2012 Principal of the Year by the Florida Association of School Administrators. Sidener earned both a bachelor's degree and master's of music in music education from the University of Miami Frost School of Music.
Sidener will represent the state in the 2013 National Principal of the Year competition (winners to be announced in September). Under Sidener’s leadership, Miami Beach High’s grade in the State of Florida has gone from a “D” in 2007 to an “A” this year. The high school’s graduation rate has increased from 63 to 75 percent.
Sidener will receive the statewide award on June 13 and will be recognized by the Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce on June 2.
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