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Superintendent's Message

Joe West
Superintendent, Principal

July 14, 2022



Dear Paterson Families,


I am excited to introduce myself to you. My name is Joe West and I am your new Superintendent/Principal at Paterson School District. It is a privilege to be selected for this position and to be able to serve the Paterson community, families and especially the students and staff this upcoming school year of 2022-2023. My hope is to establish great relationships with the families and staff of Paterson, so I can serve you well for years to come. I have been in education for seventeen years and have served in a variety of roles throughout those years. Most recently I worked as princi

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Paterson School District | 51409 Prior Ave., P.O. Box 189, Paterson, WA 99345 Phone: 509-875-2601 | Fax: 509-875-2067



Paterson School District does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal and provides equal access to the Scouts and other designated youth groups.  The following employees have been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination: Civil Rights Coordinator and Title IX Coordinator:


  • Compliance Officer, Monica Burnett, Superintendent/ Principal, Paterson School, 51409 Prior Avenue, Paterson, WA 99345 (509)875-2601, monicab@patersonschool.org
  • Section 504/ADA Coordinator, Teri Tucker Special Education, Paterson School, 51409 Prior Avenue, Paterson, WA 99345 (509)875-2601, terit@patersonschool.org
  • Civil Rights, and Title IX Coordinator, Corey Ingvalson Title One Transition Coach and Middle School Teacher, Paterson School, 51409 Prior Avenue, Paterson, WA 99345 (509)875-2601, coreyi@patersonschool.org