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New Principal for Vera M. Welsh Elementary School

Northern Lights Public Schools is pleased to announce that Kim Nashim has been appointed Principal of Vera M. Welsh Elementary School in Lac La Biche for the 2024-2025 school year.

“Kim brings a collaborative approach to leadership that helps to create an environment where students, staff and parents feel valued as they work together to achieve common goals,” said Superintendent Rick Cusson. “She has significant experience in school administration and has built strong relationships throughout the community.”

Nashim began her teaching career with NLPS at Kikino School and taught at Central Elementary and Dr. Swift Middle School before becoming Assistant Principal at Dr. Swift in 2012. She served as Assistant Principal at Aurora Middle School for 6 years, and has spent the last four years as Assistant Principal at J.A. Williams High School. 

“I am thrilled to embrace this journey as the new principal of Vera M. Welsh Elementary School,” said Nashim. “I am joining an exceptional staff and continuing to have the privilege of working with our local families. I have cherished these last four years of learning and building relationships at JAWS and I am fortunate to love my work every single day.”