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CMSD82 News Release – 2015-2016 Leadership Staffing Changes – May 13, 2015


The Board of Education for Coast Mountains School District 82 wishes to announce the following leadership staffing changes for the upcoming 2015-2016 school year:

Surinder Dhaliwal … Effective August 1, 2015, Surinder will return to a Teaching position at Uplands Elementary School having completed the temporary appointment of Vice Principal with Skeena Middle School for the period of August 1, 2014 to July 31, 2015.  Surinder has demonstrated exemplary leadership during his temporary appointment with Skeena Middle School over the past year and we commend him for his outstanding efforts. He will continue to serve Uplands Elementary School well with his knowledge of their students and families and reputation as an outstanding teacher and his commitment to success for all learners.

Carol Pickering … The school district wishes to announce the resignation of Carol Pickering, Principal at New Hazelton Elementary School. She has accepted a K-12 Principalship appointment with the Gold Trail School District effective August 1, 2015.  Carol has served as Principal at New Hazelton Elementary School since joining the school district in August 2008. The school district thanks Carol for her significant contributions made to learner success within the Hazelton area and for her dedication and years of service. Our best wishes are extended to Carol for future success.

Rob Wahl … The school district wishes to announce the retirement of Rob Wahl, Vice Principal at North Coast Distance Education School effective July 31, 2015. Rob served as Bear Valley School Principal when he joined the school district in August 2007, a position he held for three years prior to assuming his current role.  Rob’s extensive experience in the use of technology both in the classroom and distance learning has been a significant asset to Coast Mountains School District. The school district thanks Rob for his many contributions and years of service, and wishes him a healthy and very enjoyable retirement.


Katherine McIntosh
Superintendent of Schools

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