Mandie Holtsford is the principal of Whittier Middle School in SAISD. Ms. Holtsford has been in the field of education since 2006 and has served as a teacher, lead counselor, and associate principal. She brings a well-versed background in middle school and high school counseling, college and career readiness, as well as post secondary goals and outcomes. As a proud product of SAISD, Ms. Holtsford is known for her strong leadership skills, and good rapport with staff, students, parents and the community. It is my passion to provide our students with the opportunities and experiences they need to have the confidence to become life-long learners and productive citizens in society. Ms. Holtsford graduated from UTSA with a Bachelors Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies and a Masters Degree in Educational Leadership from Texas A&M-San Antonio.