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Department Directory

Our district departments are here to serve our students, families and staff through overseeing curriculum and classroom instruction, maintaining our buildings and grounds, communicating and supporting families and staff, and serving our community.

Click the department heading to go the department website, or click the name of the staff member to reach them by email. 

Office hours are Monday thru Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Holiday and summer hours may vary. 

Shawn Woodward, Superintendent, 509-465-6014
Jolene Andres, Executive Assistant to Superintendent, 509-465-6014

Communications & Public Information
Todd Zeidler, Public Information Officer, 509-465-6004
Monique Palm, Public Records Specialist, 509-465-6076

Learning & Teaching 
Heather Havens, Assistant Superintendent, 509-465-6015
Rob Haugen, Director (Elementary Education), 509-465-6040
Mark St. Clair, Director (Assessment & Program Effectiveness), 509-465-6005
Darren Nelson, Director (Secondary Education), 509-465-6025
Robin Placzek, Assistant Director (State & Federal Programs), 509-465-6034

Special Services
Kellie Timberlake, Director, 509-465-7600
Katie Bagdon, Assistant Director, 509-465-7605

Career & Technical Education & STEM 
Sarah Krop, Administrative Assistant, 509-465-7653

Technology Services
Sarah Krop, Administrative Assistant, 509-465-7653

Student & Family Services
Josh Westermann, Director, 509-465-6008
Kelly Schultz, Coordinator, 509-465-6008

Business and Operations
Jared Hoadley, Assistant Superintendent, 509-465-6030

Business Services
Heather Ellingson, Chief Financial Officer, 509-465-6048
Adina Grimsley, Director, 509-465-6053
Carla Scott, Executive Administrative Assistant, 509-465-6011

Facilities and Maintenance
Ned Wendle, Executive Director Facilities Planning & Custodial Services, 509-465-7657
Travis Bown, Director Maintenance & Operations, 509-465-6140

Human Resources
Keri Hutchins, Director, 509-465-6039
Carla Scott, Executive Administrative Assistant, 509-465-6011

Nutrition Services
Kim Elkins, Director, 509-465-6100
Mark Oswalt, Assistant Director, 509-465-6100

Transportation Department
Tony Davis, Director, 509-465-6107
Scott Cole, Assistant Director, 509-465-6105

Other Services
Student Health Services (Mead School Nurses), 509-465-6000
Copy Center, 509-465-6167
Public Records, 509-465-6000
Purchasing, 509-465-6011
Warehouse, 509-465-6150