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Penticton principals play musical chairs

Todd Manuel will take a position as principal at ConnectED Learning Centre August 1, 2014.
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April 24, 2014 - 3:54 PM

PENTICTON - The vice principal of Penticton Secondary School is saying farewell to staff and students as he embarks on a new adventure with School District 67 as principal of ConnectED Learning Centre.

Todd Manuel took his post as principal at Penticton Secondary in 2011, however he started working at the school years before as a special education teacher. In addition to his teaching role, Manuel also served as the District School Completion and Transition Helping Teacher for two years. He offically takes the helm of his new position August 1.

Manual has a master of education in educational practice and teacher certification from the Professional Development Program from Simon Fraser University.

Doug MacDonald is the current principal at ConnectED. He retires July 31.

MacDonald held the position for two years and prior to that worked at Summerland Secondary School, both as a vice-principal for nineteen years and a teacher for fifteen years.

There was no word on who will replace Manuel at Penticton Secondary School.

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