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Superintendent Troy Oliver

Superintendent Troy Oliver in a blue suit, smiling.

Superintendent Troy Oliver has served NTPS for nearly 30 years, including serving as an assistant principal, a principal, and an assistant superintendent. He is committed to high-quality education opportunities for all NTPS students, a well-managed district, and strong leadership that supports teaching and learning. 

Troy began his career as a middle school history and English teacher in Spokane before joining the staff at Komachin Middle School. He and his wife enjoy spending time with their four adult children and four grandchildren. Troy is a member of the Gateway Rotary and serves on the board of the United Way of Thurston County and the Thurston County Chamber of Commerce. 

Troy earned his bachelor’s degree in history and his Master of Education in educational administration from Whitworth University, and his superintendent credentials from Washington State University. 

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The Superintendent carries out policies approved by the School Board and actions taken by the Board, and is responsible for directing the district's staff. The Superintendent provides leadership and guidance for the classified and certified administrators throughout the school district, and is ultimately responsible for all district operations.

We encourage families/community members to contact the school or department directly to resolve concerns. We believe those directly involved in running our schools and programs on a day-to-day basis are best able to address needs. If an issue cannot be resolved at the school level, the Superintendent's Cabinet leaders are available points of contact at the District Office.

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