Principal's Welcome

Principal Robert Phelps

Dear Conant Community,

It is with great excitement and pride that I introduce myself as the new principal of Conant Elementary. I am honored and humbled to be part of an amazing school and district. Conant Elementary has a proud tradition of excellence while providing a nurturing and caring environment for all students. Alongside an incredible team, I will work every day to build strong relationships with students, families, staff, and community members.

I have had the privilege of being in education and learning from some of the most inspiring teams of teachers and leaders over the course of my career. Bloomfield Hills Schools is a special organization, and I am fortunate to join your family. I am motivated to work alongside everyone, as I share my story and passion for learning. The value you bring to Conant is an important reason why success, community, and learning for all students exists every day. I will work to support this vision while always being a listener first.

I value instruction to meet the needs and pathways of all learners, support an IB vision of global citizenship, while continuing to create opportunities for access and belonging for all members of our community. The favorite parts of my day have always been spending time laughing and learning with students, teachers, and families. Building strong relationships is my core value and I am excited to begin this journey with you. We will always be stronger together.

During my time away from school, I am a coffee shop enthusiast, musician, and tennis player. I am a lover of all animals and am always looking for that next rescue. My family loves vacationing in the Upper Peninsula and is always on the lookout for that next great adventure.

We will continue to do great things together, as we welcome our students into what promises to become an amazing 2021-22 school year. I look forward to meeting with you and learning about your hopes and dreams for our school.

Robert Phelps
Conant Principal