The Skamania School District Board of Directors has selected two finalists to interview for the position of superintendent/principal. The selected candidate will succeed Sally Godwin who is retiring at the end of August.
Mr. Randy Bryant, Oregon City, OR.
Randy Bryant currently serves as the Executive Director for Human Resources in the Gresham Barlow School District (OR). He holds a Master of Arts in Teaching from Lewis & Clark College and a Bachelor of Science in Education from Western Oregon University. Mr. Bryant has 11 years of principal experience in the Gresham Barlow SD and 5 years of Assistant Principal experience in the Gladstone SD. He also has 17 years of teaching experience.
Dr. Ralph Pruitt, Camas, WA
Ralph Pruitt currently serves as an Assistant Superintendent for the International Schools Group in Saudi Arabia. He holds a Doctorate in Educational Leadership from Lehigh University, a Master of Education from the University of Oregon, and Bachelor of Science in Education from Brigham Young University. Dr. Pruitt has 14 years of administrative experience in roles such as Assistant Superintendent, School Director, Director of Special Services and Curriculum Director. Prior to moving to the central office, he spent 17 years as a principal in the Camas and South Lane (OR) School Districts. Dr. Pruitt also has 6 years of teaching experience.
The Board has hired search consultant Educational Service District 112 (ESD 112) to assist them in the process. The finalists will visit Skamania School District on Friday, April 14th to meet district staff & students and to tour the school. The finalists will interview with the Board of Directors at a special board meeting scheduled for 11:30 on Saturday, April 15th.
Community members are invited to an open house breakfast to meet the candidates on Saturday, April 15th at the district from 9:00–11:00.
ESD 112 acknowledges and honors the traditional lands of the Cowlitz and Chinook Tribes, Lower Columbia Peoples, Shoalwater Bay Tribe and the Confederated Tribes and Bands of the Yakama Nation, on which our school districts reside in what is now Southwest Washington. We pay respect to the elders and caretakers that have stewarded these lands throughout generations and that are still here today.