Monday–Thursday: 8 am – 5 pm
Friday: 7:30 am – 4:30 pm
1620 South Pioneer Way
Moses Lake, WA 98837
Dr. Joshua Meek– Superintendent
Previous Positions: Moses Lake High School Assistant Principal, Moses Lake High School Principal, MLSD Assistant Superintendent.
Education: BA from Washington State University, M.Ed from Puget Sound University, Ed.D from Washington State University.
Overview: Strategic plan implementations, OSPI and ESD liaison, bond, levy, and construction planning and oversight, district media spokesperson and more.
Most memorable career achievement: Having the opportunity to serve in a variety of leadership roles within Moses Lake School District.
Fun Fact: Josh could easily max his credit card in the WSU Bookie!
Dr. Carole Meyer– Assistant Superintendent
Previous Positions: Special education teacher at Mead School District, Lewis and Clark High School counselor, Assistant Principal at Ferris and Mount Spokane High School, Principal at Havermale and Rogers High School.
Education: BA from Eastern Washington University, M.ED from Whitworth University, and her Ed.D from Washington State University.
Overview: HR team supervision, staff recruitment and retention, new teacher orientation and mentoring, new principal mentoring.
Most memorable career achievement: Carole is most proud of the work she has done in her career to promote equity and provide access for underrepresented groups of students.
Fun Fact: Carole and Princess Diana were born on the same day and year, married around the same time, and her oldest son is the same age as Prince William!
Joe Connolly– Chief Operations Officer
Previous Positions: Director of Medical Laboratory Operations and Business Development at Virginia Mason.
Education: BS from University of Maryland, an MBA from Western Governors University, as well as an MA in Psychology
Overview: Budgeting, staffing and enrollment, construction management oversight, legal counsel liaison, supervisor of Transportation, Maintenance, Food Service, Technology and Business office.
Most memorable career achievement: Developing and guiding co-workers and employees to approach their careers with a sense of passion, innovation, and motivation. He has always been a person who focuses on others and having the opportunity to empower individuals to reach new heights in their careers is his most memorable accomplishment, both professionally and personally.
Fun Fact: Joe is a huge Marvel/Comics fan and has probably watched Avengers: Infinity War a 100+ times trying to find clues for the next film.
Kristi Hofheins– Executive Director of Teaching and Learning
Previous Positions: Teacher at Highline School District, Teacher at Issaquah School District, Moses Lake High School Assistant Principal, Chief Moses Middle School Assistant Principal, Garden Heights Elementary Principal, Chief Moses Middle School Principal.
Education: BA and MA degree from Central Washington University.
Overview: Director of the K-12 curriculum, overseeing assessment and data warehousing, early and digital learning K-12 professional and staff development.
Chief Academic Officer of Regional Learning and Community #1: Moses Lake High School, Endeavor Middle School, North Elementary, Larson Heights Elementary.
Most memorable career achievement: The privilege she has had in being an administrator at all three levels of education, elementary, middle school, and high school.
Fun Fact: Kristi really hopes to see overalls make a comeback. The old school, baggy denim overalls!
Dave Balcom– Executive Director of Student Support Services
Previous Positions: Chief Moses Middle School Principal, Moses Lake High School Principal.
Education: BA in Education and MA degree from Eastern Washington University.
Overview: AVID Director, oversees the skill center, safe and civil schools, Special Services, and lead liaison for homeless students.
Chief Academic Officer of Regional Learning and Community #3: Frontier Middle School, Columbia Basin Technical School, Peninsula Elementary, Midway Elementary, Knolls Vista Elementary, and Longview Elementary.
Most memorable career achievement: Dave was elected as the President of the State's Secondary Principals Association in 2007, and he is proud of the working relationships he has made within MLSD for 23 years.
Fun Fact: Dave has had both a "Double Eagle" and "Hole-in-one" in golf!