Attributions: 
Lana Hiskey

Ryan Pitcher - Procurement Officer
The Nebo School Board of Education appointed Ryan Pitcher as Procurement Officer for Nebo School District.

Mr. Pitcher opened the new Meadow Brook Elementary in Springville last year and 
served as principal at Rees Elementary for five years and at Barnett Elementary for six years.  He received the Outstanding Employee in 2005, and Teacher of the Year for Barnett in 2003. Mr. Pitcher received his master’s degree in Education Administration in 2004, and his bachelor’s degree in Family Science in 2000, both from Brigham Young University. 

As a Principal, Mr. Pitcher was honored as a PEAK Award winner, Rookie Principal of the Year and Principal Mentor of the Year by Nebo School District. He was also honored as Instructional Leader of the Year all by the Utah Association of Elementary School Principals (UAESP).

A colleague said, “Ryan Pitcher is an exceptional leader.  I am impressed with his dedication to his profession. You can always find Ryan out and about in the school. He wants to be where the action is. He can be found playing ball during recess, collaborating with teachers about curriculum, or meeting with parents to discuss the needs of the school. Ryan seeks the input of all school stakeholders as he implements school improvement. One of the aspects that I have enjoyed the most about Ryan’s leadership is his willingness to roll up his sleeves and go to work. If there is a job to be completed, Ryan is in the center of the action.”

One of Mr. Pitcher’s mottos is: “People don’t care how much you know, until they know how much you care.”

Ryan said, “I have loved my time as an elementary school principal in Nebo School District and have been blessed to associate with amazing students, teachers, parents, and principals here for the past 16 years. I am looking forward to this new adventure.”

Ryan enjoys traveling with his family, coaching son’s basketball, and working in the yard. He is married to Amy, and they have four children.

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