Dave Novotney, Ph.D.
Dave Novotney became Superintendent of the Willamette ESD on July 1, 2012. Dave has worked for the agency since July 1, 2004 and has served as the Director of Human Resources, Assistant Superintendent and Acting Superintendent. Prior to joining the Willamette ESD, Dave served as the Superintendent of the Dallas School District.
Dave received his Ph.D. in Education from Oregon State University; a M.S. in Education and History from Western Oregon University; a M.Ed. in Secondary School Administration from The College of Idaho; and a B.A. in Physical Education and Social Studies from Willamette University.
Dave began his career as a high school teacher and coach. He worked as an assistant principal, high school principal and school superintendent before coming to the Willamette ESD.