The Board of Education has approved Dr. Eric Johnson
as the new principal of Winnetonka High School. A Kansas City native, he is returning home after working in Columbia Public Schools for the last 10 years. Dr. Johnson has been the principal at Hickman High School for three years, having previously served as assistant principal at Hickman for four years. Prior to that, he was an English teacher at Rock Bridge High School.
A graduate of Lincoln Preparatory Academy, Dr. Johnson recently earned his Doctorate in Educational Leadership from the University of Missouri in Columbia.
He'll begin his new role on July 1.