Region welcomes four new superintendents

Mark Ross of Battle Ground, John Steach of Evergreen, Kate Watson of Roosevelt and Ralph Pruitt of Skamania

Four ESD 112 region school districts are beginning the school year with new superintendents this fall. Battle Ground’s Mark Ross and Evergreen’s John Steach are familiar faces, both being assistant superintendents who replaced retiring superintendents Mark Hottowe and John Deeder.

Kate Watson is an alumnus of Roosevelt Elementary and will also teach 2nd–6th grade. Ralph Pruitt of Camas, Washington was recruited to Skamania by ESD 112 and has 31 years of administrative experience.