Kevin J. Eberle is the Principal of International Preparatory School at Grover in Buffalo, New York, featured in our Watch & Learn series. In this interview, Kevin discusses his commitment to creating a welcoming environment for diverse students, as well as some of his most memorable students and moments as principal.
Kevin J. Eberle is the Principal of International Preparatory School at Grover, a College Board school, in Buffalo, New York. International Prep is home to students from 40 countries speaking more than 25 languages, and as building principal, Kevin has encouraged staff and students to bring the world into focus by learning from each other and celebrating student diversity. Kevin has also created a college-going culture in which all students, including English language learners and refugees, are prepared for higher education through rigorous curriculum, small learning communities, and relationship building by all stakeholders. Kevin brings his experience as a former police officer to the position with a strong focus on improving safety and gang prevention initiatives through schoolwide programs and extra-curricular activities, and he has also had the opportunity to participate in school redesign programs at the district level and collaborate with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.