Analisa Ficklin will be principal of Wade King Elementary School beginning July 1, the Bellingham School District announced.
Ficklin, who is dean of students and library media specialist at Wade King, has worked in the school district for more than a decade.
Rob McElroy, the current principal, will help with the transition and then move to a part-time position in the district’s department of teaching and learning at the end of this school year.
The school has about 315 students.
Ficklin has a Bachelor in Education from Goshen College and a Master of Education in School Administration and Instructional Design and Multimedia Development from Western Washington University.
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