The district's 14 elementary schools are supervised by Gerald Williams, Executive Director of Elementary Education.
may be reached at 1 (208) 468-4601 ext. 1096.
His executive assistant is Brenda Mattson, ext. 1080.
Prior to joining Nampa, Gerald was the Director Educational Services for the Placer County Office of Education (PCOE). He is a member of the PCOE Regional Implementation & Leadership Team (RILT). He serves as a senior member of the Implementation Scientists, LLC Coaching Action Network (CAN) and in 2014, was appointed as a member of the National Advisory Board for State Implementation & Scaling-up of Evidenced-based Practices (SISEP).
Gerald holds a master's degree in School Administration from Azusa Pacific University and a bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from Missouri Southern State College. He trained administrators and staff in the use of student achievement data to inform instruction and interventions during his time at San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools (SBCSS) and ETS Pulliam. As a site administrator Mr. Williams provided effective leadership which lead to large gains in student academic outcomes. Gerald also has extensive experience providing targeted support to Program Improvement districts and school sites.
Gerald is experienced in the effective implementation of Professional Learning Community and Academic Response to Intervention principles used in the development and implementation of interventions and Evidenced-Based Practices designed to the specific needs of students. He has also received extensive training/coaching in Applied Implementation Science (AIS)at the National Implementation Research Network (NIRN) at University of North Carolina Chapel Hill.
During his career, Gerald also has served as an elementary principal and teacher.