Allison Evertz has been an educator for 20+ years. She feels connected to kids and considers it her “calling”. She started in 1994 when she participated in a study abroad program in Costa Rica. Upon completion of methods classes and coursework in 1995, she did her student teaching in New Zealand. Her first teaching position was at St. Labre in Ashland, MT. From there, she taught in Red Lodge, Bozeman, and Torreon, Mexico. After returning to The States, she moved to Sandpoint, Idaho and taught in therapeutic boarding schools for seven years, namely The Monarch School in Heron, Montana, and Northwest Academy in Bonners Ferry, Idaho. She moved to Joliet with her husband and two children in 2012 when she started teaching Spanish to the kindergartners. Eventually, she moved into a full-time position as one of two high school English teachers in Joliet High School.
Mrs.Evertz attained her Master’s Degree of Educational Leadership in 2001 from Montana State University, and returned to MSU for her Superintendent’s Endorsement in 2015. Prior to moving into the Superintendency, she held leadership roles at Chief Joseph Middle School in Bozeman and The Monarch School in Heron. Though she originally hails from Traverse City, Michigan, she has been west since 1991. She loves Montana and all its wholesomeness and recreation. She also loves educating in Montana “I get deep satisfaction from my job because I get to advocate for kids every day, I get to serve the community, and I get to problem solve. And, as an administrator, no two days are ever alike.”