Larrabee Elementary School Principal Eric Paige is being recommended as the new principal for Carl Cozier Elementary School.
Paige, who has been principal at Larrabee since 2004, would be replacing Tom Venable at Carl Cozier. Venable is transitioning into the deputy superintendent position, which he will take-over full time starting with the 2011-12 school year.
Paige’s move will be discussed by the Bellingham School Board on Feb. 24.
According to the Bellingham School District, both Paige and Venable will continue working with their current school communities during the transition. Officials will start work to pick Larrabee’s new principal soon.
Paige taught at Alderwood Elementary from 1998-2003 and Sunnyland Elementary during the 2003-04 school year. He has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Puget Sound and his master’s degree and K-12 principal’s endorsement from Western Washington University.