Superintendent Burgess announced that John Gebert, current principal of Cavelero Mid High, will be moving to the Educational Service Center to take on the position of Executive Director of Secondary Education and Mike Snow, current Associate Principal at Lake Stevens High School, will become Principal of Cavelero. These position changes are effective July 1, 2010.
In his comments to staff members Dr. Burgess stated, “John has served in three out of the four secondary schools and is uniquely qualified to provide proven leadership as the new Executive Director of Secondary Education. I look forward to working with him in his new position.”
John Gebert has served the district for 13 years, first as principal of Lake Stevens High School, transitioned to principal of Lake Stevens Middle School, and then took on the task of opening and becoming the principal of Cavelero Mid High.
Prior to coming to Lake Stevens Gebert taught physics, mathematics and science at the high school level for 11 years and was an assistant principal at Marysville-Pilchuck High School for four years.
He received his bachelor’s degree and teaching certificate from the University of Washington and his master’s in education from Western Washington University.
Mike Snow has served as associate principal at Lake Stevens High School for the past five years and prior to that served as an administrator at Snohomish High School Freshman Campus.
Previous to his positions in Snohomish, he was an administrative intern at Newport High School, Bellevue. Snow has an extensive background in Special Education and has served as a teacher and coach for nine years prior to his administrative work.
Superintendent Burgess stated, “Throughout his years at Lake Stevens High School Mike has served with distinction and will bring a multitude of strengths with him as he transitions to become Cavelero’s next principal.” He received his principal certificate and master’s degree from City University, and his teaching certificate and bachelor’s degree from Central Washington University.