Dr. Chad Wilson appointed EVIT Superintendent
Posted on 07/22/2019
Dr. Chad Wilson appointed EVIT SuperintendentChad Wilson, Ed.D., has been appointed as Superintendent of the East Valley Institute of Technology. The EVIT governing board approved Dr. Wilson as Superintendent on Monday, July 22.

Dr. Wilson has served as EVIT’s interim superintendent since January. He has worked in Arizona public education for 25 years as a middle school history teacher, principal, associate superintendent and superintendent.

Born and raised in Tucson, Dr. Wilson’s doctoral degree from the University of Arizona is in education policy and administration. He also holds a master’s degree from Northern Arizona University and bachelor’s from UofA.

Dr. Wilson and his family reside in Scottsdale.

EVIT is Arizona’s oldest public Career Technical Education District (CTED), providing career training to high school students and adults in 11 East Valley communities. EVIT operates two central campuses in Mesa, branch campuses at Apache Junction High School and in Fountain Hills, and provides funding for satellite CTE programs in East Valley high schools.

“EVIT changes lives by loving our students and serving our community. Every day we provide exceptional Career and Technical Education learning opportunities that prepare our students to participate in helping shape a better tomorrow,” Dr. Wilson said. “Being who we expect ourselves to be requires us to do the right thing in all things we do, and if we error, we accept our mistake and make a better decision.”

Dr. Wilson said the quality of EVIT as an organization is rooted in the people it hires and programs it offers.

“We attract and retain staff that believe what we believe, we seek their input and embrace a process of collaboration rooted in mutual respect,” he said. “We don’t come to work each day because it’s our job; we come to work each day to change the lives of the students we love and the communities we support.”

Dr. Chad Wilson appointed as EVIT Superintendent

EVIT does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or sexual orientation in its programs or activities. CTE program offerings include: Arts, Audio/Video Technology & Communications; Auto & Transportation Services; Construction Technologies; Culinary Arts & Hospitality; Education; Engineering; Health Sciences; Human Services; Information Technology; Manufacturing Trades; and Public Safety. For a full listing of programs, go to evit.com/programs. The lack of English language skills will not be a barrier to admission and participation in EVIT CTE programs. The following employees have been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Title IX/Title VII/EEOC Coordinator, EVIT Superintendent, 1601 W. Main St., Mesa, AZ 85201 or call (480) 461-4000, or by email at superintendent@evit.com; Section 504/ADA Coordinator, Tony Niccum, STEPS, 1601 W. Main St., Mesa, AZ 85201, or call (480) 461-4154 or by email tniccum@evit.com

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