Kowalski, Cofer named principals of the year
FAIRBANKS — Sandra Kowalski and Mary Cofer have been named principals of the year by the Fairbanks Principals Association.
Cofer, named elementary principal of the year, served the district for 24 years before retiring this spring as Arctic Light Elementary School’s principal. FPA President Kyra Aizstrauts announced Cofer’s honor at a school board meeting Tuesday. The audience rose to a standing ovation for her recognition.
Cofer served as Fairbanks Education Association president for two years when she was a teacher.
Aizstrauts called Cofer “a champion of public education.” She also said Cofer’s support for students with deployed parents has been outstanding.Read full article