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Superintendent Announces Administrative Staffing Update

Tim Farrell Named Acting Principal at George’s Creek Elementary School


Allegany County Public Schools Superintendent, Mr. Jeff Blank, recently announced the appointment of Mr. Timothy Farrell as the acting principal at George’s Creek Elementary School effective December 16, 2021, through the remainder of this school year. Mr. Farrell has assumed this position, which became vacant upon the retirement of Mrs. Tara Fazenbaker.


“I am truly excited to be joining the George’s Creek school community,” said Mr. Farrell. “My work as an Assistant Principal at Northeast has prepared me for the role of acting principal.  I will strive to instill a positive growth mindset and cultivate a positive learning environment.” He continued, “I look forward to working with teachers, staff, and parents to ensure a quality learning experience for our students.”


Mr. Farrell earned his Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood/Elementary Education and his Master’s degree in Administration and Supervision, both from Frostburg State University. He began his career in ACPS in 1999 and has worked as an elementary teacher at both George’s Creek and Northeast Elementary Schools. Farrell was most recently the assistant principal at Northeast Elementary School.


Published 12/15/21