Kolb Elementary School’s new principal, Nicole Browning, attained a B.A in Psychology from the University of California, Berkeley. Subsequently she attained both a Masters in English and a M.S. in Educational Leadership from California State University, East Bay, and is currently working towards a PhD in Educational Leadership at St. Mary’s College of California. Ms. Browning has held numerous teaching and leadership positions, most recently as Principal at Lincoln Middle School in Alameda starting in 2009. Prior to entering administration, Mrs. Williams Browning taught high school English in Alameda and Fremont School Districts..