The Salmon River Central school board appointed Michael W. Warden of Potsdam to the position of high school principal at their bi-monthly meeting, Superintendent Jane Collins said late Monday night.
Warden has worked in schools since 1997, with extensive experience in education since 2002 as middle/high school principal at Heuvelton Central Schools according to Collins.
Warden is also approved to provide necessary evaluations under the states Annual Professional Performance Review Plan criteria.
When called to comment on his recent appointment, Warden expressed excitement.
Ive been in the North Country my whole life, give or take three or four years, said Warden. I like the district, I like the diversity in the district, and I like the people I know in the district.
Collins said that Warden will be a principal who understands students and how to lead staff. She also mentioned that he was beloved by his previous school district.
The board is currently shooting for a Sept. 16 start date for Warden.
Hell begin his career at Salmon River as a commuter from Potsdam.