The Wilson School Board announces that they have selected Dr. Chris Trickett as the new Superintendent of Schools for the Wilson School District pending a final board vote scheduled for Monday, June 6, 2022. Dr. Trickett succeeds Dr. Richard Faidley, who accepted a superintendent position in the Williston Basin School District, North Dakota.
Mrs. Steph Kocher, President of the WSD Board of Directors, stated, “Dr. Chris Trickett is a proven leader and advocate for students. His years of service to the Wilson community have allowed him to establish meaningful and trusted relationships with many of our district stakeholders. The Wilson School District Board of Directors has full confidence that Dr. Trickett will successfully lead the Wilson School District with excellence.”
Dr. Trickett has been employed by the Wilson School District since 2003 and is currently serving as the Interim Superintendent. Prior to serving in his current role, Dr. Trickett was the Assistant Superintendent of Secondary. He also previously held the position of Wilson High School Principal, Director of Technology, and Wilson High School Assistant Principal. He began his career at Wilson as a technology teacher. Dr. Trickett received his B.S. in technology education from Millersville University and his master of education in classroom technology from Wilkes University. He received his principal certification from Alvernia University in 2013 and received his doctorate in educational leadership from Immaculata University in 2019. Dr. Trickett resides in Wernersville, PA with his wife, Lisa, and their three children.
“I am truly honored to be selected as the next Superintendent of the Wilson School District. Wilson has been my home for over 20 years and I am committed to working collaboratively to create a school climate where kids love to learn, staff love to work, and the community loves to live. I want each and every person who steps on our campus to feel the sense of ‘Bulldog Pride’ that makes this District exceptional. Working together with my team and the board, I will ensure a seamless transition that positions us for long-term future success,” stated Dr. Trickett.
Pending the Board’s vote on June 6, 2022, Dr. Trickett will begin in his official role as Superintendent of Schools for the Wilson School District on July 1, 2022.