Reported by Maria Lloyd
About Principal Gemar Mills:
Gemar Mills is a renowned principal at an inner-city high school in Newark, NJ. At the age of 22, he began his career as a high school math teacher and managed to acquire a 70 percent standardized test pass rate after only three years in the position. At the age of 25, he served as the Department Chairperson of Mathematics. In just one year, he brought the department from functioning at 17 percent to 26 percent. In two years, he was promoted to Vice Principal, where his achievements caught the attention of school administrators inside and outside of New Jersey. After one year of being a Vice Principal, the community urged him to interview for his current role, in which he successfully landed the job. In the past 18 months, he has acquired a slew of awards/accolades from many reputable organizations including: NBC, Newark Public School, CNN, etc. He’s currently authoring a book titled The Turnaround: 180 Days of Change, which will be a resource for educators to take advantage of his ideals and initiatives that have proven to be successful in his career. Click here to read more about Principal Mills.