Collierville Schools announced last week that Kristie Murin has been named the new principal at Crosswind Elementary School.
She comes to Collierville from Bartlett City Schools, where she served as a school administrator for more than six years.
Murin succeeds Dr. Andre Crafford, who will retire this month after a 30-year career in education. Crafford has been the principal at Crosswind for the last five years.
Murin served as a school counselor in Georgia before relocating to Tennessee in 2006. She has worked as a counselor at Highland Oaks, Bon Lin Elementary, Southwind Middle and Bon Lin Middle schools.
She became an assistant principal at Bon Lin Middle in 2014. Murin has a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology, with a minor in Secondary Education from Gannon University in Erie, Pa.
She also has a Master of Arts degree in School Guidance and Counseling from Goddard College in Plainsfield, Vt. She and her husband live in Arlington. They have four children.