Alumnus, B.A. Teaching & Learning
Dr. Barry L. Newbold was Superintendent of Schools for Jordan School District, a suburban district of nearly 50,000 students and over 4,500 employees located in the southwestern part of the Salt Lake valley. His over 34 years in education spanned a diverse spectrum including elementary teacher, reading and math specialist, principal, director of evaluation and program services as well as superintendent of schools. In addition, he has taught at the college and university level. Dr. Newbold completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Utah. He holds a Master's degree from Westminster College, and Educational Specialist and Doctorate degrees from Brigham Young University. A product of Jordan District schools, Dr. Newbold is a noted leader in curriculum planning and school administration. He is a certified strategic planner and was directly involved in establishing long-term goals and vision for his district.
Dr. Newbold has an extensive background in year-round education, use of student test data, group-consensus building and decision-making. He was instrumental in developing new systems for evaluating educators, administrators, and staff which other districts have adopted.