October 22, 2021

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Barrett named secondary schooling superintendent

COEUR d’ALENE — Libbi Barrett, principal of Coeur d’Alene Higher School, has been selected as the new assistant superintendent of secondary schooling and curriculum for the Coeur d’Alene University District.

Barrett has extra than 24 many years of experience working in public training. She has been the principal at CHS for the earlier two decades.

Future 7 days, Barrett will be part of Superintendent Shon Hocker and Patty Morrison, the new assistant superintendent of elementary education and instruction, to head the faculty district’s senior management staff.

“We are energized to have Libbi be part of us,” Hocker stated. “She delivers a connection to this district that will be really advantageous. Her ambition and commitment to scholar accomplishment will enhance the district as we move forward with our strategic plan.”

Barrett succeeds Kelly Niccolls, who has taken a place with the Cheney University District in Washington.

“Coeur d’Alene is an remarkable local community that supports its public educational institutions,” Barrett reported. “I am grateful for this stage of guidance and am thrilled to continue to provide the personnel and learners of Coeur d’Alene Community Educational facilities in a distinctive capacity.”

Prior to becoming named CHS principal in 2019, Barrett was the assistant principal for four many years. She also has been an elementary principal in the Lakeland University District, a higher faculty principal in the West Bonner Faculty District, a instructor as properly as a Title 1 expert in the Coeur d’Alene Faculty District, a reading interventionist in the Moscow Faculty District and a Discovery Art instructor in the Evergreen Faculty District in Vancouver, Wash.

She attended the University of Idaho, exactly where she gained her bachelor’s and master’s levels.

“My six decades as an administrator at Coeur d’Alene Higher University have been an unforgettable and remarkable expertise,” Barrett said. “The students, team and family members at CHS have taught me so much, and I think about it a particular and expert privilege to have worked beside them at CHS. I glance ahead to continuing to provide CHS and all secondary universities.”

She mentioned secondary college students are in an thrilling time of advancement, “someplace between childhood and adulthood.”

“I am dedicated to championing all students in significant, powerful and impactful means in buy to graduate knowledgeable contributors who are citizen-all set,” Barrett said. “I rejoice the get the job done of our district and secondary administrators and know the best is however to come for our children.”

The district will quickly start out the research procedure for the next CHS principal.