Geoff Parks Selected to Lead Reeves Middle School

first_imgSubmitted by Olympia School DistrictGeoff Parks will be the interim principal at Reeves Middle School.Olympia High School Assistant Principal Geoff Parks has been selected to lead Reeves Middle School for the 2014-15 school year. The position became open when Reeves principal Aaron Davis was selected as the Olympia School District’s new Human Resources Director. Parks will serve as an interim principal for the 2014-15 school year. The district will make a permanent appointment to the position toward the end of that school year.Parks is a Washington native raised in the Willapa Valley area of Pacific County. For five years he taught a variety of subjects at Willapa Valley High School. In 2004, the Vail Unified School District in Arizona recruited Parks as a teacher at Cienega High School in Tucson, where he taught science for three years. He later served as a Student Achievement teacher and Assistant Principal/Freshman Academy Principal at Cienega High until 2013, when he accepted the job as Assistant Principal at Olympia High School. Parks has also served as a coach at both Willapa Valley High and Cienega High schools.“I am honored and privileged for the opportunity to be a part of the Reeves community,” said Parks. “While it is very difficult to leave the amazing staff and students of Olympia High School, I am ecstatic to join the incredible staff, students, and families of Reeves Middle School. I am really looking forward to immersing myself in the culture and collaborating with staff, students, and families to continue to provide a secure, caring, and stimulating atmosphere to help each student meet their fullest potential. Reeves Middle School has established a tradition of excellence and I will bring a willing heart and a positive attitude to carry on this growth for all learners.”Parks holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Central Washington University. He earned his Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership and his Principal’s Credentials from Northern Arizona University.“Geoff Parks will be an outstanding leader for Reeves Middle School students, families and staff,” shared former RMS Principal, Aaron Davis.“He is highly respected by parents and staff members for his strong interpersonal skills, organization, and enthusiasm. I believe Geoff is an excellent match for Reeves Middle School. He will be a valuable asset to the school and community.”Reeves Middle School, located on Olympia’s east side, serves about 400 students.  Students from Reeves generally attend Olympia High School. Facebook130Tweet0Pin0last_img