New principals named for Echo Lake, Parkwood

Thursday, June 20, 2013

Ann Torres has been selected as principal of Parkwood Elementary, and Andrew Lohman has been selected as principal of Echo Lake Elementary, Superintendent Sue Walker announced. These appointments are effective July 1 and are subject to approval by the Shoreline School Board.

Ann has served as assistant principal of Shorewood High School since 2008, and was dean of students and administrative intern at Shorewood prior to that. She served as principal for the District’s secondary summer school program from 2008 to 2010.

Ann was an English and Social Studies teacher at Shorewood from 2001-07, serving as Social Studies chairperson for three years.

Ann completed the Washington School Administrator program at Seattle Pacific University, and received her master’s degree from SPU and bachelor’s degree from The Evergreen State College. She worked for several social-service agencies before becoming a classroom teacher.

For Andrew Lohman, his selection as Echo Lake principal marks a return to Shoreline Schools, having previously taught 5th grade at Highland Terrace from 2007 to 2012 and at Sunset from 2004 to 2007. He was also an administrative intern at Highland Terrace during the 2011-12 school year. This year he served as an assistant principal at Fernwood and Crystal Springs Elementary Schools in the Northshore School District.

Andrew received his principal’s certification from Western Washington University, a masters in teaching degree from Seattle University and Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from Seattle Pacific University.

Andrew’s mother, Charlotte Lohman, taught for many years at Echo Lake, and his wife, Jennifer Lohman, taught at Echo Lake and Sunset as well.


Anonymous,  June 21, 2013 at 9:01 AM  

Welcome, Ms. Torres and Mr. Lohman. Please serve the students and taxpayers well. Do not be bullied over teacher assignments.

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