Sherin Philip Kurian

Principal, William Loesche Elementary School
School District of Philadelphia
2017 Neubauer Fellow
Grade Level
PreK - 5th
Student Enrollment
School/Org Neighborhood
M.A. Educational Leadership, Administrative Certification, Cabrini College
Certification in ESOL, Penn State University
B.S. Education, Villanova University
“I became a principal to make a lasting change in the lives of young children and to ensure children know that everyone has the same opportunities for achievement. I wanted to be a Neubauer Fellow to create lasting relationships with like-minded individuals and to remain a life-long learner.”

Sherin has served as the principal of William Loesche Elementary School since 2014. Under her leadership, William Loesche Elementary School ranked #1 in elementary schools in Philadelphia and was recently recognized as a Title 1 distinguished school for progress.

Sherin has been an educator since 2003. Prior to becoming a principal, Sherin served as a teacher, multilingual manager, multilingual director, and assistant principal. Sherin grew up in Bensalem, Pennsylvania and graduated from Bensalem High School.