Joseph Case High School
Brian McCann is in his 17th year as principal of Joseph Case High School in Swansea, Mass., from which he graduated in 1980. Brian has a bachelor’s degree from Boston College in English and Speech-Theatre, a master’s degree in journalism from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, and a CAGS from Fitchburg State College in Educational Leadership and Management. He began teaching at his alma mater in 1989, taught English and Journalism for 11 years, and transitioned to high school administration in 2000. His work with the Massachusetts Schools Administrator’s Association (MSAA) includes the High School Committee, the Committee on Teaching and Learning, and the Summer Institute Committee. Brian chairs the state’s High School Committee and represents this group on the MSAA Board of Directors. Brian currently chairs the state’s high school volleyball committee, and is a past-president of the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association’s Board of Directors. Brian has contributed to Principal Leadership magazine prioritizing ed tech as a on digital leader, as well as the educational leadership book The Principled Principal. Brian McCann was Massachusetts’ 2011 High School Principal of the Year and is currently one of NASSP’s 2018 National Digital Principals of the Year. Twitter: @casehighprinc.