Charleston-area hires and promotions

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As seen in The Post and Courier

Colleen Knauer has been named principal of Northwoods Middle School in North Charleston. Previously, she was the interim principal. She has a bachelor’s degree in secondary English from the University of Rhode Island, a master’s degree in mathematics education from The Citadel and a doctorate in curriculum and instruction from Northeastern University.

Cynthia Perez has been named principal of Mamie P. Whitesides Elementary School in Mount Pleasant. Previously, she was assistant principal for 14 years. She has a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Columbia College and a master’s degree in elementary school counseling and administration from The Citadel.