The board of Pittsburgh Public Schools tonight appointed three principals.
The new principal of Pittsburgh Fulton PreK-5 in Highland Park is Karen Arnold, who was a learning environment specialist at Pittsburgh King PreK-8 on the North Side. The previous principal, Kevin Bivins, was named assistant superintendent last month.
The new principal of Pittsburgh Faison K-5 in Homewood is Russell Patterson, who last month was named interim principal and has served as assistant principal at Faison. The previous principal, LouAnn Zwieryznski, was named principal of Westinghouse 6-12 in Homewood last month.
The new principal of Pittsburgh Colfax K-8 in Squirrel Hill is Jamie Kinzel-Nath, who will leave her job as principal of Pittsburgh Montessori K-5 in Friendship. The responsible teacher in charge at Montessori is Kellie Meyer until a new principal is named. The previous Colfax principal, Adam Sikorski, was hired as a principal in Peters Township School District.
Education writer Eleanor Chute: firstname.lastname@example.org or 412-263-1955.