In 1995, Brady Dickinson began his career at Twin Falls School District #411 teaching 9th grade World Geography. In 2007, he earned his Master’s from the University of Idaho and became the Associate Principal and Athletic Director at Robert Stuart. After one year in the role, he was hired to open Canyon Ridge High School as the school’s first principal and received the Milkin Award for the State of Idaho in 2011 for this work.
In 2013, Brady moved to the district level to serve as Director of Operations. Serving in this role provided the opportunity to pass a $75 million bond and build three new schools. It was also during this time he completed his Educational Specialist Degree at the University of Idaho and began a doctorial program at Northwest Nazarene University. Brady received his Doctorate in 2016 and in 2017 was hired to serve as the Superintendent of Schools for the district.
Past AASA Idaho Superintendent of the Year Winners:
2021 Idaho Superintendent of the Year: Rob Sauer
2020 Idaho Superintendent of the Year: Kevin Lancaster
About the Superintendent of the Year:
As a sponsor of the superintendent of the Year program, First Student wants to recognize these leaders in a special way this year, because of the Covid-19 pandemic and the disruption that has affected all education systems but also the innovative approaches that the superintendents and school districts addressed through radio, television, zoom and take-home packages. These superintendents are the very best in public education and are needed more than ever during this crisis.
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.
State level winners are selected on the following criteria:
- Leadership for Learning
- Community Involvement