Canyons District is pleased to announce new leadership appointments, which were approved by the Board of Education on Tuesday, Feb 15, 2022. The appointments are:
- Nate Edvalson, currently Special Education Program Administrator, will take the helm of the Special Education Department as Director. He will succeed Misty Suarez who is retiring. Prior to joining the District Office, Edvalson served as an assistant principal at Eastmont Middle and a counselor at Union Middle.
- Kelly Tauteoli, currently Union Middle School’s Principal, will take a position as Human Resources Administrator. She will succeed Kim Baker who is retiring, and will primarily be responsible for the recruitment of secondary teachers.
- Sara Allen, currently the Assistant Principal at Ridgecrest Elementary, will advance to serve as Ridgecrest’s Principal. She will succeed Julie Winfree who is the Principal of the new Glacier Hills Elementary. Prior to taking her administrative post at Ridgecrest, Allen was an assistant principal at Butler Middle School.
All but Allen’s appointment, which is effective immediately, are for the 2022-2023 school year.