• Director of Curriculum and Instruction

    Director of Curriculum and Instruction - Neely Kirwan

    Neely Kirwan Neely Kirwan joined the Hood River County School District on July 1, 2014 as the Director of Curriculum and Instruction. Ms. Kirwan served as principal of Sandstone Middle School in the Hermiston School District for five years. In addition to previously serving as assistant principal at Sandstone Middle School, Ms. Kirwan also taught in the Hermiston School District at both the high school and middle school level for nine years, and also served as an FFA Advisor and District Talented and Gifted Coordinator.

    She holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Agriculture Education from the University of Idaho and a Masters Degree in Educational leadership from Washington State University.

    Ms. Kirwan is truly excited to serve the students of the Hood River County School District and to support the administrative team in their collective effort to ensure effective instructional practices throughout the District.