Staff, students and community members are invited to attend an open forum with the two finalists for the Elmira High School Principal position. The forum will begin promptly at 6:00 PM in the EHS theater on Thursday, March 15th. All those interested are invited to attend, hear from the candidates, ask questions, and leave feedback for the selection committee to consider. The two candidates are:
Rick Gardner: Rick has 22 years of experience in education, including 11 years as H.S. Science teacher. The last 11 years Rick has served as a school administrator in a variety of positions including 1 year as the Principal at Mckenzie H.S., 7 years as an assistant principal at Marist, and the last 3 years as the Director of Facilities and Athletics at Marist H.S., in Eugene Oregon.
Phillip Pearson: Phillip has 18 years of experience in education, including 10 years as a Science teacher. Since 2009, Phillip has served in a variety of administrative roles including Dean of Students, Associate Principal, Director of Technology, and the last 6 years as the Principal of Corbett High School in Corbett Oregon.
Both candidates will be doing a 10 minute presentation introducing themselves to our staff and community, followed by 30 minutes of an opportunity for those in attendance to ask them questions. Mr. Gardner will start at 6:00 PM, and Mr. Pearson will follow at approximately 6:45.