A lifelong Washington state educator who has spent the past eight years as a superintendent was recognized Thursday, Feb. 18, as the 2021 National Superintendent of the Year.
The announcement of Michelle Reid as this year’s honoree took place live at the 1st General Session of AASA’s national conference.
Reid has served since 2016 as superintendent of the Northshore School District in Bothell, Wash. She previously held the same title in the South Kitsap School District in Port Orchard, Wash., for the previous three years.
She started her career in 1980 as a middle school teacher in Granite Falls, Wash.
Complete details about the National Superintendent of the Year program, which is co-sponsored by AIG Retirement Services, First Student and AASA, and the other three national finalists is available in the AASA press release.