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Tweedsmuir gets new principal

Lord Tweedsmuir elementary has a new principal.

Sandra Cottingham will be taking over on Aug. 1. She has been a vice-principal of Senator Reid elementary in Surrey for the past three years. She has also worked as a special education consultant, a summer school principal and a teacher since 1991.

Cottingham has a fine arts degree from UBC, a masters in educational policy and management from the University of Oregon, and a doctorate in social and behavioural sciences from Tilburg University in The Netherlands.

She replaces Patricia Farris who had been at Tweedsmuir since 2010. Prior to that she was principal of Queensborough middle school.

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