New high school principal excited about leadership challenges, building dream home in Moffat County
Craig — The challenges of leadership and deep family roots in the area have the new Moffat County High School Principal excited to get started.
“I grew up in Encampment just north of here in Wyoming. My family manages Silver Spur Ranches,” said Kyle York, who accepted the position offered by the school board of education during an executive session on Thursday.
York’s wife and daughter will join the avid fly fisherman, bow hunter and skier in the move to Craig. The family plans to build their dream home in the area.
“He emerged as the best candidate and fit the critical attributes identified by the high school staff,” Superintendent Dave Ulrich said in a statement.
York will replace interim principal Craig Crebar who declined to comment to the paper at this time.
“His service as interim principal will be celebrated at a future board of education meeting,” Ulrich stated in an email.
York is currently administrator for the Pikes Peak Boards of Cooperative Educational Services Peak Program where he oversees at-risk students. Prior to that, he was the principal of both the eighth-grade and high school for West Grand School District.
He has a Masters of Educational Leadership from the University of Northern Colorado and a Bachelor’s Degree in Secondary Education from the University of Wyoming.
York will be in Craig on April 17 to talk with the community, the board, meet with teachers and realtors.
“Kyle will work with the current high school administration and staff to ensure a smooth and positive transition,” Ulrich stated in an email.
Topics regarding student dress code, school curriculum, and a lighting upgrade project were among the most pressing on the agenda for the Moffat County School District Board of Education at its regular meeting Thursday, Aug. 22.