Superintendent News

Ralph H. Pruitt, Ed.D.

Dr. Ralph Pruitt has devoted over thirty-eight years to education by serving in leadership roles in the United States, Colombia, Qatar, and Saudi Arabia. He has been a teacher, principal, special education director, assistant superintendent, school director, and superintendent.

Throughout his career he has been committed to ensuring that all students are successful–especially those who are at risk of failure. He has accomplished this by leading collaborative teams in system improvement that is grounded in implementation science. In addition, he has successfully partnered with universities and presented nationally and internationally on various topics such as inclusive education, implementing multi-tiered systems of support (RTI, PBIS), ELL, and teacher leadership. He has co-authored articles in the areas of implementing behavior programs and teacher leadership in international schools.

Dr. Pruitt and his wife, Brenda, live in the Camas area. They have five children and ten grandchildren. When he is not at school, he enjoys spending time with family, gardening, hiking, bird watching, and swimming.

Education
Lehigh University – Doctorate degree, Educational Leadership
University of Oregon – Masters in Education, Educational Leadership and Special Education
Brigham Young University – Bachelors degree, Elementary Education

Professional Credentials
Continuing Administrator Certificate, Washington
Administrative License, Standard Administrator, Oregon
Teaching License, Basic Elementary, Special Education, Oregon

Skamania School Weekly Update for May 21, 2020

Dear Skamania Parents, I hope that you and your families are well. Here is a brief update for the week. Attendance and engagement: Thank you for the extra efforts you are taking to ensure that your child is taking advantage of the learning opportunities. We are seeing...

Parent update letter

Dear Parents, I hope this email finds you well. Here is a quick update for this week. Extra support: If you are finding that it is a challenge to manage work and life, along with supporting your child with online distance learning, please let us know. We can offer two...

Grading Guidance

Dear Skamania Families, I hope this letter finds you and your family well and healthy. I am writing to share that the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) has issued new guidelines for grading Washington State students in grades K-12. The rules,...