On March 16, 2021 at a Special Business Meeting held via Zoom videoconference, the School Board approved John Springer as the next Principal of Cape Elizabeth High School, beginning on July 1, 2021. Several Cape Elizabeth High School teachers, two students, two School Board members, and several district and school administrators participated in the interview process. Current Principal Jeffrey Shedd announced his retirement in the fall of 2020.
Springer has held the position of Assistant Principal at Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School in RSU #17 for the last ten years. Springer graduated from Bates College with concentrations in History and Education and earned his Masters Degree in Educational Leadership from the University of Southern Maine. Springer and his family reside in Lewiston, Maine.
Image capture of School Board Special Business Meeting March 16, 2021