Marcia Nester, Principal at KCMS

Posted on 06/25/2020
The Waynesboro School Board announces the selection of  Mrs. Marcia Nester as Principal of Kate Collins Middle School beginning July 1st, 2020. 

Mrs. Nester has served as one of the Assistant Principals at Kate Collins Middle School for the past two years. Previously, she has been a Reading Specialist with Waynesboro Public Schools since July, 2009 and prior to that time had ten years experience as an elementary classroom teacher in Waynesboro, including serving as the division's elementary summer school administrator for four years.  She received a Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education with a teaching endorsement through grade  4 in 1992, a Master’s Degree in Reading Education in 2000, and Certification in Supervision and Administration for K-12 in 2016,  from James Madison University.  Mrs. Nester is recognized by peers for her strong knowledge of teaching and learning, which is valuable to the school instructional program as a whole, and an excellent resource to teachers, as well as support for students.    

Dr. Jeffrey Cassell,  Superintendent, stated, “Mrs. Nester possesses the combination of instructional experiences and leadership abilities that will be responsive to the changing needs of the students and the community.   We’re excited about the collective potential of the administrative team and instructional staff of Kate Collins Middle School to continue to build upon their success in improving student outcomes and fostering positive relationships with students, parents, and the community.”  
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