The Estacada School District is happy to announce that Sarah Shields has been hired to serve as principal at Estacada Middle School.
The Estacada School District is happy to announce that Sarah Shields has been hired to serve as principal at Estacada Middle School. With a strong commitment to continuous improvement and an unwavering “students first” focus, Sarah Shields has the mindset and skills to lead Estacada Middle School to new levels of achievement.
Shields brings to the Estacada School District a wealth of knowledge and expertise acquired during more than 25 years in education. Most recently, Shields served as the Assistant Superintendent of Instruction for Seaside School District, and she has previously worked in various roles as a principal, vice principal, and classroom teacher. Sarah has an outstanding track record of achievement in closing achievement gaps with student populations, leading staff engagement efforts, and putting change agents in place to improve each organization and school that she has been a part of. The Estacada School District is confident that Estacada Middle School will benefit from her expertise.
Shields will step into the role officially in July, and notes that she “could not be happier to be a part of the Estacada team and the tremendous work that is being accomplished in the Estacada School District.” District Superintendent Ryan Carpenter met several times with Shields throughout the intensive interview process, and says that “there is no doubt that Sarah has the skills and experience necessary to thrive in this role. What excites me most about this hire though, is how “all in” for our district she is. Sarah is passionate about continuing the work being done in this district, and is committed to serving our unique community. She will be a great fit for our kids, and for Estacada as a whole.”
Please join us in extending a warm welcome to Sarah Shields as she joins the Estacada School District as the principal of Estacada Middle School. The district looks forward to seeing the growth, innovation, and achievement that will occur during her tenure.
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