Richards Hired as Boulder Elementary Superintendent
May 31, 2023
Photo courtesy BOULDER MONITOR
On Friday, May 19, Butte native Doug Richards was hired as the new superintendent/principal of Boulder Elementary, taking the place of Jeff Elliott, who announced his resignation in February.
Richards, who previously worked as principal and a shop teacher at Whitehall High School, currently serves as principal for the Resources for Educating Alaska's Children at Home (REACH) Academy in the Alaska Gateway School District in Tok, Alaska, was one of nine applicants for the position.
The Boulder Elementary Board finalized agreements with Richards during a special Zoom board meeting on Friday,...