Coupeville superintendent finalists announced, community meetings set

Coupeville School District narrowed its superintendent search down to three finalists.

The community will have an opportunity to meet later this month during a series of community meeting.

The three finalists are Pam Estvold, current assistant superintendent for Anacortes School District, Russ Pickett, current superintendent with the Tenino School District and Jim Shank, current superintendent with the Juab School District in Utah.

Each finalist will meet with district administrators and staff, have lunch with high school students, be interviewed by the board and meet with the community.

Community meetings are set for 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20, Thursday, Feb. 21 and Friday, Feb. 22.

Everyone who meets the finalists will have the opportunity to provide comments to the district board of directors.

The Coupeville School District Board of Directors will hold a special meeting in an executive seesion 5:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 25 at the Coupeville Elementary School library to review feedback, interview results and overall qualifications.

The regular board meeting will begin 6:30 p.m. in the same location.


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