WALLA WALLA, Washington – Walla Walla Public Schools announces Mindy Meyer and Kim Doepker have been named finalists for the Garrison Middle School Principal position following an extensive applicant screening process from a vast pool of qualified candidates. Parents and staff are encouraged to meet candidates Thursday, April 18 from 4 to 5:00 p.m. during public meet and greet sessions at the Garrison Middle School Library. Attendees are asked to complete candidate feedback cards and be present, if possible, for both candidate sessions (translation services will be available).
Mindy Meyer is currently serving as assistant principal at Walla Walla High School. Meyer was Project Director for the Center for Strengthening the Teacher profession in Tacoma, WA. She was also a Wa-Hi English teacher for 14 years.
Kim Doepker is currently serving as the Principal of Blue Ridge Elementary in Walla Walla. She was assistant principal at Pioneer Middle School prior to her leadership role at Blue Ridge. Doepker also has classroom teaching experience, was a learning specialist and literacy coach.
Meet and Greet Sessions (Thursday, April 18 – Location: Garrison Middle School Library):
- 4 p.m. Candidate Mindy Meyer
- 4:30 p.m. Candidate Kim Doepker
Current Principal Robert Elizondo has accepted the Touchet School District superintendent position. His last day as Garrison Middle School Principal is June 30, 2019. The new principal will report July 1.