The Lucia Mar Unified School District Board of Trustees has hired Michelle Johnson as the new principal of Oceano Elementary School.
Her expected salary range is between $92,530 and $108,328.
Johnson has been part of Lucia Mar since 1990, according to a news release from the district. She served as a physical education teacher at Oceano Elementary, before moving on to become an assistant principal at Dana Elementary and Nipomo High schools, and later principal of Nipomo High School until she left the school at the end of the 2013-14 school year.
Johnson will replace Principal Ron Walton, who is moving to the district office as its new assistant superintendent of curriculum and instruction.