Whitford appointed as Associate Principal

Posted on June 19, 2017, in Academics

General McLane School District has selected Justin Whitford to serve as Associate Principal at James W. Parker Middle School, effective July 1.

“I am ecstatic to join the General McLane family and community as the new Associate Principal of Parker Middle School,” Whitford said.

A Lake City native, Whitford served two years as an elementary principal in Braxton County School District in West Virginia. He taught high school social studies for four years and served as the Department Chairperson, while also serving on a variety of professional committees with the West Virginia Department of Education, including the Commission for Professional Teaching Standards and Professional Practices Panel.

Whitford, who received his Bachelor’s, Master’s and Principal Certification from Edinboro University, plans to reside in the Edinboro area with his wife, Mary Beth.

The vacancy comes after John Hansen was appointed as superintendent of Northwestern School District, effective July 1. Formerly Associate Principal at James W. Parker Middle School, Jason Buto was appointed to JWPMS Principal. Buto will also remain serving as the District Curriculum Director.