We are please to announce the selection of Brett Gifford as the Assistant Principal of Sunrise Ridge Intermediate School. Brett will replace Desirae Roden in July when she moves to her new assignment as the principal of Tonaquint Intermediate School.
Brett was born and raised in St. George, Utah where he attended Pine View High School. He is a graduate of Dixie College and Southern Utah University where he completed a dual major in Physical Education and Special Education.
He started his teaching career as a Special Education Teacher at Pine View Middle School and then two years later moved to a Special Education position at Pine View High School for seven years. He earned his master's degree with an administrative endorsement from Southern Utah University in 2009. He returned to Pine View Middle School teaching Physical Education and working as a Learning Coach and Data Coach. This past year he had the opportunity to work at Sunrise Ridge Intermediate School as a teacher on special assignment preforming duties as an assistant principal. He has completed 17 seasons as an assistant football coach at Pine View High School and 8 years as a former head wrestling coach for Pine View High.
Brett boasts that he has been happily married to his wife Jennifer Terry Gifford for almost 19 years. They have four children, Kesley (18 years old), Corben (15 years old), Makayla (14 years old), and Brielle (10 years old).
He has enjoyed the time at each school location working with their amazing staffs. He is looking forward to continue working with the great staff at Sunrise Ridge Intermediate School.
Please join with us in congratulating and welcoming Bret Gifford to his new position.