Education Law Attorney Michelle Cannon Trades Her Hat for a Day: Participates in Annual "Principal for a Day" Program

Roseville | October 10, 2011

KMTG education attorney, Michelle L. Cannon, participated in the Roseville Chamber of Commerce’s 21st Annual “Principal for a Day” program on Tuesday, October 4, 2011. She shadowed Sargeant Elementary School Principal Teri Seaman for the day, meeting and interacting with the staff and students.

Cannon was one of 40 business members who walked in the shoes of a principal for one day. She experienced the role and responsibility of today’s principal, learned how the career field has changed, and was uniquely involved in local education and promoting school accountability. Reflecting on the experience Cannon acknowledged that, “It was an interesting insight into the many different hats a principal wears each day – from school supervisor, to yard duty, to first aid helper to educational leader.”

The “Principal for a Day” program is put on by BECOME (Business, Educators & Community Organized to Maximize Education), which is an award-winning committee of the Roseville Chamber of Commerce that is made up of Roseville and Granite Bay area school districts, community organizations and local businesses. Their mission is to develop and implement a program encompassing the interaction of education, business and community to support excellence in education so those students can become productive and responsible members of society.