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Superintendent of the Year Spotlight: Washington
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Superintendent of the Year Spotlight: Washington

Washington 2021 Superintendent of the Year

Michelle Reid

Northshore School District

Michelle Reid

Dr. Michelle Reid received her doctorate in Educational Leadership and a master’s degree in Educational Administration from the University of Washington, and her bachelor’s degree in Natural Science/Chemistry from the University of Puget Sound. 

Dr. Reid has been the superintendent of Northshore School District since 2016 and was formerly the superintendent of South Kitsap School District. Prior to her time at South Kitsap School District, she served as deputy superintendent, district athletic director and high school principal in the Port Angeles School District.

Dr. Reid is known regionally and nationally for instructional leadership. She has been a conference keynote presenter, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) panel participant and has been a leadership facilitator at both the University of Washington Center for Educational Leadership and the Harvard Institute for School Leadership.

About the Award:

The Superintendent of the Year program, sponsored by First Student and AASA, The School Superintendents Association, pays tribute to the talent and vision of the men and women who lead the nation’s public schools.

The 2021 Superintendent of the Year will; be awarded at the National Conference on Education on February 18th, 2021

The National winner of the award is chosen from the four finalists who are selected from state level winners.

State level winners are selected on the following criteria:

  • Leadership for Learning
  • Communication
  • Professionalism
  • Community Involvement