Craig Swanson is the 11th Principal at Sprague High School. Mr. Swanson taught math and coached multiple sports for 15 years, primarily at West Albany High School. In 2012, Mr. Swanson joined Sprague High School as an Assistant Principal & Athletic Director. Working with the math department, Sprague boosted their success in math state assessments to 89% passing. As AD, Mr. Swanson combined efforts with the community and booster club to improve facilities for all programs.
In 2014, Mr. Swanson was named Principal at John F. Kennedy High School. After one year away, the Sprague Principal position opened and Mr. Swanson was excited about the opportunity to return to Oly Nation.
Mr. Swanson earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Education from Montana State University, his Master’s Degree from Portland State University and earned his Administrative Credentials from George Fox University.
Mr. Swanson moved his family to the Sprague community in 2013 and is excited that his daughters, Madison and Caitlin, will attend Sprague High School in the future. Mr. Swanson’s wife, Janelle, is an elementary teacher.
“As principal at Sprague High School, I want to continue the strong partnership we have with our community and families to help assure that our Olympian students have access to the best education in the state and that they thoroughly enjoy their time while attending Sprague.”