MSA announces the appointment of Walter Reap, Sr., Principal of Cristo Rey Jesuit High School in Baltimore, as a commissioner.
He is one of 11 new commissioners.
“Middle States commissioners serve an important role in helping to improve the quality of education in the United States and around the world,” said MSA-CESS Interim President Henry Cram, Ed.D. “We are grateful to Walter for his commitment to Middle States and for volunteering his expertise to help schools grow and improve through accreditation.”
As a teacher, school administrator, and presenter, Reap has a long history championing education at all levels, from early age to high school. Additionally, he uses his leadership experiences across diverse settings to facilitate a culture of 21st century learning emphasizing innovative teaching and learning.
Reap is currently pursuing his Doctor of Education at Walden University in Minneapolis. He holds a Master of Arts in administration and supervision from Bowie State University in Bowie, Md., and a Bachelor of Science in elementary education from Edinboro University in Edinboro, Pa.
“I am honored to join Middle States as a commissioner,” said Reap, Sr. who lives in Baltimore. “By helping schools of every kind plan strategically and establish and reach their goals, the Middle States accreditation process improves education for all students.”