Fritz Peters, Superintendent
Fritz Peters has been an educator for 35 years. Starting as a teacher in New Mexico, Fritz taught History, Sociology, English, Psychology and various Advanced Placement Courses. He was also a Head and Assistant Coach of multiple sports at the high school level. In 1997, after receiving his Educational Administration degree from the University of New Mexico, he served as a high school administrator. He visited the Blaine County area in 2001, and immediately went home and made plans to move up to Idaho. After one year living in Hailey and working as an Assistant Principal in the Twin Falls School District, he was hired at Wood River Middle School. He has served as an administrator at WRMS since 2002, and was named the Interim Superintendent in November of 2020.
Angie Martinez, Executive Director of Teaching and Learning
Angie Martinez has been a public school educator for over 23 years in both Alaska and Idaho. After earning her Bachelor's Degree at Idaho State University, she spent 10 yeas in Alaska before relocating to Hailey, Idaho. Her teaching experience includes regular classroom in grades K-8, special education in grades PK-12, and GATE in grades K-12. She was also a Reading Consultant in Alaska and an HLM Lindamood-Bell Learning Processes Consultant while teaching in Blaine County. Mrs. Martinez received her Master's Degree in Educational Leadership at the University of Idaho and served seven years as the Principal of Bellevue Elementary School, which she cherished beyond measure. Angie is in her fifth year of service as the Director of Curriculum, Teaching, and Learning. She enjoys working with administrators, teachers, and schools across our respected and progressive school district to improve student achievement by closing the achievement gap and to develop and provide a comprehensive curriculum with instruction that engages, inspires, educates and empowers all students.
Aaron Bronson, Director of Special Programs
Aaron Bronson joined the Blaine County School District in 2002 as a Special Education teacher at Wood River Middle School. Two years later, Aaron relocated to Oregon where she continued working as a Special Education teacher. She transitioned into school administration and school development while in Oregon and worked with a team to design and open a new magnet school. In 2013, Aaron returned to Blaine County School District as the principal of Bellevue Elementary and then became the District Program Coordinator. Aaron holds a B.S. from Utah State University in the area of Special Education, M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction from Lesley University, and Administrative Licensure from the University of Oregon. She is a graduate of Wood River High School and has two children attending Alturas Elementary.
Brooke Marshall, Human Resources Director
Brooke Marshall holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from the University of Oregon, and her Juris Doctorate from the University of Oregon, School of Law. She has served public entities in leadership roles over the past 15 years in Montana and Oregon. After law school, she became director of a Safe Schools/Healthy Students project involving three school districts in Lane County, Oregon. After several years, she was hired as personnel administrator for Springfield Public Schools, where she was involved in contract negotiation, recruitment and retention, and helped to establish the District’s first diversity program. Most recently, Brooke acted as Human Resources Director for the City of Klamath Falls. She has two sons attending Hailey Elementary and one daughter in college. In her off time, she enjoys camping, hiking and fly-fishing with her husband and sons, and is an avid soccer (player) and fan.
Howard Royal, Director of Buildings and Grounds
Howard Royal began his work with the School District in October of 2006. He brings 25 years of experience in the construction field to his department. Howie worked as a field electrician for 15 years, and he was a supervisor for 10 years. He graduated from Carey High School and continues to reside in Carey with his family.
Teresa McGoffin, Director of Technology
Teresa was the first technologist hired by the district in 1996 to bring Internet and email to all schools. As the Network Administrator she has been invaluable in expanding our infrastructure to include phones in every classroom, ubiquitous Internet and robust wireless. She serves on the Safety and Security Task Force and is passionate about the safety of our staff and students. She has been a leader in bringing in new technologies such as virtual servers and electronic curriculum to the district. When Teresa came to Idaho via Seattle in 1995, she was the first Instructional Technology Specialist for the College of Southern Idaho's Twin Falls campus. She has taught computer courses since the early 80's and has offered enrichment courses at the CSI Hailey campus.