Charlie Hollerith, Principal
Mr. Hollerith is in his fourteenth year as a BHS Principal, serving in his sixth year at Bloomfield Hills High School and eight years previously at Lahser High School. Mr. Hollerith earned a Bachelor's degree in History and Master of Arts in Teaching from Beloit College. Mr. Hollerith completed a Certificate of Advanced Studies from National Louis University in Educational Administration in 2000.
Mr. Hollerith led the successful planning, development and implementation of the current high school design and programming. This included the development of the high school cornerstones, representing the mission and vision for the high school.
Mr. Hollerith has also led the successful implementation of both the International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme (MYP) and Diploma Programme (DP). Mr. Hollerith's efforts also include the addition of the S.T.E.M. program, development of the Advisory period, creation of the Capstone Internship course, and implementation of learning communities.
Mr. Hollerith's professional work also includes working with the Illinois Alliance of Essential Schools, a statewide and national school reform model. In 2004, Mr. Hollerith was appointed to serve as Chairman of the U.S. Department of Education's Midwest Regional Advisory Committee in which Mr. Hollerith helped to redesign regional centers to help support the work of school districts.
Born and raised in New York City, Mr. Hollerith taught social studies and coached both boys and girls soccer at Hononegah High School in Rockton, Illinois from 1986 until 1999. Mr. Hollerith served as Assistant Principal at Hononegah High School for one year from 1999-2000. In 2000, Mr. Hollerith became Associate Principal for Curriculum and Instruction at Harlem High School in Machesney Park, Illinois. In 2003, Mr. Hollerith was named Principal at Harlem and served two years before coming to Bloomfield Hills in 2005.
Mr. Hollerith currently serves on the Michigan Department of Education Special Education Advisory Council (SEAC) and is the former Region 12 (Oakland County) representative for the Michigan Association of Secondary School Principals. He also serves on the executive committee of the Oakland Activities Association Board of Directors
Mr. Hollerith resides in the district with a wife and daughter and looks forward to working with families to provide a great educational experience at Bloomfield Hills High School.
Sharida Lewis, Associate Principal
Mrs. Lewis earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mathematics from Central Michigan University and a Masters degree in Educational leadership from Wayne State University.
Mrs. Lewis is a native of Pontiac, Michigan and a proud graduate of Pontiac Northern High School. Mrs. Lewis is married and has three daughters. Reading and dining are Mrs. Lewis' favorite past times. Mrs. Lewis has a strong commitment to enriching the lives of students and believes that students meet high academic expectations when they are in a caring environment.
David Reed-Nordwall, Associate Principal
After an extensive search process, we are excited to welcome David Reed-Nordwall as the new Associate Principal at Bloomfield Hills High School for the 2018-19 school year. Mr. Reed-Nordwall brings a wealth of knowledge, skills, and experience to this position.
Mr. Reed-Nordwall has been currently serving as Assistant Principal at Grosse Pointe North High School for the past five years. Prior to that, Mr. Reed-Nordwall was a 21st Century Curriculum Coordinator and teacher at Birmingham Public Schools.
The district was very fortunate to have many talented and qualified candidates apply for this position and Mr. Reed-Nordwall distinguished above others with unique performance indicators, a deep skill set and knowledge base, and strong passion for student-centered practices.
Mr. Reed-Nordwall looks forward to meeting families at registration and upcoming events. Please join us in welcoming Mr. Reed-Nordwall to Bloomfield Hills High School!