Our Principals


Rose Rock

Rose Rock began her career in Colonial in 2016 as Principal at Conshohocken Elementary School and was appointed Principal of Colonial Elementary School in July 2017.

In her work in Colonial and prior to that in the School District of Philadelphia, Mrs Rock places a strong emphasis on data-based decision making, professional development, project-based learning and community service. Under her leadership and dedication, McCall Elementary School (a K-8 school in Center City Philadelphia) was designed as a model school for the 2014-2015 school year and named a top 10 school in the district in 2015-2016.

In addition to her administrative experience, Mrs. Rock served as a teacher and teacher leader in the School District of Philadelphia for 14 years. She holds a Master of Administrative Leadership degree from Columbia University and a Master of Education degree from Holy Family University.