Shelley School District selects new superintendent

January 22, 2019 | Idaho Ed News

Shelley school board trustees have selected the leader of a nearby rural school district as their new superintendent.

Chad Williams emerged from a previous pool of four to head Shelley. Trustees made the announcement during a board meeting Tuesday.

Williams, who could not be reached for comment Friday, is the superintendent of the Ririe School District, located some 45 miles northeast of Shelley. He graduated from Idaho State University, earning bachelor’s, masters and educational specialist degrees. He taught Spanish, math, coached at West Jefferson High School for seven years and spent one year at Butte Junior-Senior High School as assistant principal and activities director. He was principal at Teton High School for six years and served as Ririe’s high school’s principal and superintendent for nine years.

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