Orting School District Superintendent Michelle Curry is a semi-finalist in the search for superintendent of the year by the
National Association of School Superintendents (NASS). She’s one of six semi-finalists nationwide.
Here’s what the NASS press release has to say about Curry:
Some of Curry’s many achievements include development of a K-5
standards-based report card, initiating an all-day kindergarten class,
establishing the Orting School District Instructional Council, and
implementing Friday collaboration days as a district-wide strategy
that is already producing significant results.
Michelle Curry is widely respected and appreciated in her school
community, and she has developed a reputation as a leader with a clear
commitment to social justice. She is praised for bringing ethnicities
together and promoting authentic communication and shared support for
the school district. Curry is also described as a strong instructional
leader who has introduced cutting-edge teaching strategies into her