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New principal selected for Maywood Hills

new principal Mike Anderson, principal of Lakeland Elementary in the Federal Way School district, has been named principal for Maywood Hills. Al Chavez, former principal of Maywood Hills, died unexpectedly last March.
   Anderson has not only worked as a principal and taught at the elementary, middle school, and high school levels, but also has a strong business background, having worked as an Apple Computer consultant and manager for seven years.
   In his work with Apple Computer, he helped school districts develop and maintain standards for acquisition, plus learn how to effectively utilize educational technologies.
   Anderson's educational background includes experience in cooperative learning, peer tutoring, team teaching, the use of portfolios as an assessment tool, inclusive classrooms, and the effective integration of technology into the curriculum.