Wilson hired as USD student services director

Wilson hired as USD student services director
Posted on 03/11/2022
This is the image for the news article titled Wilson hired as USD student services directorAfter a comprehensive interview and selection process, Dr. Dean Wilson has been hired as the next director of student services for Uintah School District.

Wilson will fill the vacancy that will be created by Julie Wilde's retirement from the district at the end of June. Wilde has served USD students and the community for 35 years as an educator and administrator.

“Through effective leadership and kindness, Julie has influenced the educational culture in each of our schools,” Uintah Schools Superintendent Rick Woodford said.

“She has helped shape our schools into the wonderful environments they are for our students and staff,” the superintendent added. “We thank Julie for her contribution to our schools and we wish her the very best in retirement.”

Wilson is no stranger to the local education community. He worked as a teacher in the Tooele and Duchesne school districts, earning Teacher of the Year honors at Roosevelt Junior High School. He also served as an assistant principal, principal, and director of student services in Duchesne County, before serving as vice president of student services for Uintah Basin Technical College. He is currently the executive director for The Terra Academy.

Wilson is also an expert consultant for Instructure, where he works with school districts nationwide on school improvement initiatives. He recently earned his doctorate in educational leadership from the University of Wyoming and is the co-founder of a 501(c)(3) dedicated to suicide prevention called You Got This.

“Along with his extensive background and experience, Dean will bring his innovative spirit, wit, and desire for excellence to Uintah School District,” Woodford said. “We are excited to welcome him to our team!”

Wilson will begin his tenure with Uintah School District on July 1.
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