Degrees and Certifications:

     Mr. Robert Marple

    Mr. Marple is excited to begin his tenth year working with the Cedar Lane School Community and looks forward to meeting and working with the student body, staff members, and school community.   Mr. Marple is beginning his twenty-seventh year in Loudoun County Public Schools, a journey that has been filled with great experiences, wonderful friendships, and a steadfast commitment to excellence.  With a passion focused on providing an excellent experience and high quality instruction to each member of the Cedar Lane student body, Mr. Marple looks forward to continuing the many wonderful and rich traditions that are a part of the Cedar Lane culture.  Together, collectively, we will do great things!

    Mr. Marple received his undergraduate degree in Physical Education from Shepherd University and his Master's degree from Shenandoah University in School Leadership and Administration.  He is currently working on his doctoral dissertation in the School Leadership and Administration Doctoral Program at Shenandoah University. 

    Mr. Marple began his career in Loudoun County as an elementary physical education teacher and a high school basketball coach at Loudoun County High School.  Prior to his principalship at Cedar Lane, Mr. Marple served as the principal of Hamilton Elementary, an assistant principal at Park View High School, Evergreen Mill Elementary School, and Lowes Island Elementary School and as a middle school dean at Farmwell Station Middle School.  Mr. Marple became principal of Cedar Lane Elementary on February 19, 2013.  Mr. Marple was the recipient of the prestigious Washington Post Loudoun County Principal of the Year award for 2021 - 2022.  

    As Mr. Marple begins his tenth year as principal at Cedar Lane Elementary, and his twenty-seventh in LCPS, he is inspired to continue to cultivate a culture of kindness, inclusive practices, as well as academic and instructional excellence.  Mr. Marple looks forward to continuing to serve the students, staff, and community of Cedar Lane Elementary and working to continue the rich traditions that have been established. 


    Mr. Marple looks forward to making this the best year yet at Cedar Lane Elementary, and he encourages the entire Cedar Lane School Community to join him.

     Bob Marple
Last Modified on January 13, 2023