News & Announcements:

Bryan Traylor named new Franklin School Principal
Published on Monday, May 04, 2015


Superintendent Dr. Erin Prince is pleased to announce Bryan Traylor as the next Franklin principal to school staff and families today. Traylor is currently a principal in the district at Hoover Elementary and will start his new position on July 1, 2015. A selection committee composed of district staff and parent representatives interviewed Traylor last week and are excited to work with a veteran leader who understands the district, Franklin and has nearly 25 years of administration experience K-8.

Traylor started his career as a fourth and sixth grade teacher in Pendleton School District for 12 years before becoming principal of Heppner Elementary and Middle School in the Morrow County School District for two years. He then worked for the Milton-Freewater School District as a principal for 11 years at two elementary schools and a middle school. Traylor joined 509J in July 2004 as the principal at Mountain View Elementary and worked there for three years until moving to Hoover Elementary, where he’s worked for the last eight school years.  “Bryan comes to Franklin with a strong servant leadership model and will undoubtedly transition to his new position eager to listen and carry on the positive learning environment for students,” Prince said.

Superintendent Prince thanks the Franklin community for the feedback during the process and appreciates everyone welcoming Traylor to the Franklin family, where he will truly be a student-first leader.

 

2015 - 2016 Approved School Calendar
Published on Tuesday, April 21, 2015

On April 13, the Corvallis School Board approved the 2015-16 and 2016-17 school calendars.
Click here to view our school calendar page, including key dates for the 2016-17 school year.  

 

Technology Advisory Committee Recommendation
Published on Thursday, March 19, 2015


During the March 9 School Board meeting, the district’s Technology Advisory Committee (TAC) presented their recommendation to the Board and Superintendent Dr. Erin Prince.  This recommendation is for next steps regarding technology, specifically 1:World for the 2015-2016 school year. 

The TAC is comprised of parents, community members, staff and students, who were all selected through an application process in the fall.  The committee meets monthly to discuss current state and form thoughtful recommendations for the future.

The complete recommendation can be found here: TAC Recommendations to the Superintendent.

 

Corvallis High School Assistant Principal Announced
Published on Thursday, March 12, 2015


Paul Navarra will join Corvallis High School as the new Assistant Principal effective July 1, 2015.  Corvallis School District selected Navarra from a highly competitive pool, and he met with students, staff and Superintendent Dr. Erin Prince in February during the finalist site visits.

Navarra recently has served as the assistant principal for Madras High School since July 2011.  Prior, he taught in Colombia for three years and spent seven years teaching middle school social studies and language arts in Lake Stevens, Washington.  Navarra received his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Spanish and a Master of Arts in Teaching from the University of Portland.  He also earned a Master of Education Leadership and Administration from Jones International University.  Navarra, fluent in Spanish, is described by his colleagues as having a student-achievement focus and being a community builder, instructional leader, and overall team player. 


The Corvallis School District is happy to welcome Navarra to the team and is confident that his skills and experience will elevate the success of 
all at Corvallis High School.

 

Eric Beasley Named Wilson Elementary Principal
Published on Thursday, February 26, 2015


Corvallis School District is pleased to announce that Eric Beasley will be the new principal at Wilson Elementary beginning July 1, 2015.  He joined the district in July 2011 as the principal at Linus Pauling Middle School.  A selection committee comprised of district leadership, teachers and parents selected Beasley from an extremely deep and talented candidate pool. 

Beasley started his career in Sherwood School District as a third grade teacher.  After seven years in the classroom he became the dean of students and instruction for the same elementary school, followed by his journey to middle school as a TAG coordinator and assistant principal.   Beasley has gained a variety of experience with Life Skills, CLASS, Dual Immersion and ELL through his time at Linus Pauling, while also leading a committed student-first staff.  He is dedicated to the needs of his students and staff with an open mind of looking for new, best practices that will lead to success for all.  Beasley also has a passion for technology as well as a communication style of “all about respect.”  While being a current 509J administrator, he will be ready to hit the ground running for Wilson.

Superintendent Dr. Erin Prince is confident that Beasley’s experience and passion for elementary school will serve in the best interest for students, parents and staff.  

 



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Corvallis School District 509J values the diversity and worth of all individuals and groups and is an equal opportunity educator and employer.  It is the policy of the district that there will be no discrimination or harassment of individuals or groups on the grounds of age, citizenship, color, disability, gender expression, gender identity, national origin, parental or marital status, race, religion, sex, or sexual orientation in any educational programs, activities, or employment.

District Title II Contact Amy Lesan, Student Services 757-5863
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