Walla Walla School District officials today announced the appointment of Barb Casey as interim principal at Prospect Point Elementary School.

Barb Casey

Casey will serve as interim principal for the 2019-2020 school year, District Superintendent Wade Smith said. Casey currently serves as the district’s lead behavior specialist and will take a leave of absence from the position next school year, Smith said in a release.

Casey will replace Principal Dana Chandler, who has resigned her position effective at the end of this school year.

An 11-year employee of Walla Walla Public Schools, Casey was a special-education teacher before assuming her current leadership duties in 2015.

Her husband, Brian, is a science teacher at Garrison Middle School. They have three children, two of whom are currently attending Walla Walla Public Schools.

— U-B staff report