When students arrive at on Aug. 29, they'll find more than lunch room. A complete overhaul of the school's administrative team will have some new faces walking the halls this school year.
In addition to a new principal, , and dean of students, Jonathan Sanchez, Ralston will welcome former principal in a newly created position-- Administrative Director of 21st Century Learning.
According to the , McDaniel's position was created to collaboratively move innovative teaching and curriculum forward to optimize the cutting edge facilities that the district is putting into place at the school.
McDaniel has served as principal of Sandpiper School for the past five years. Jennifer Kollmann, director of educational services, has been appointed interim principal at Sandpiper. The district says it hopes to have a permanent principal in place as close to the opening of school (Aug. 29) as possible.
“The District is committed to preparing our students for limitless possibilities in the future. 21st Century Learning and the implementation of Common Core Curriculum requires thoughtful planning and consideration, having Linda engaged in this work at Ralston will help propel this work forward,” said interim co-superintendents.