Charleston County School District has named Colleen Knauer interim principal at Northwoods Middle School.
Knauer has been with CCSD for nearly 11 years, most recently serving as acting principal of North Charleston High School since August 2016.
She came to CCSD in 2006 as an English teacher at North Charleston High. After teaching English for two years, she advanced to serving as department head, as well as teaching algebra, geometry, pre-calculus and Advanced Placement calculus.
Knauer also served as assistant principal at North Charleston High, where she directed the Ninth Grade Academy and created and implemented the State Challenge to Achieve Plan.
She also provided instructional support for teacher curriculum teams, implemented afterschool and summer programs, oversaw AdvancED visits, and assisted in hiring and mentoring new teachers and administrators.