Aaron Davidson Named Executive Director of Educational Services
The Fort Dodge Community School District has named Fort Dodge native Aaron Davidson the Executive Director of Educational Services. In this role Davidson will work closely with the superintendent to support the vision, mission, vales and goals of the District while supporting administrators and other leaders.
“Aaron brings with him a wide range of knowledge and experiences from throughout his career,” said Josh Porter, incoming superintendent. “He leads by example, hard work and dedication to our staff and students. He has established himself as a leader both in our district and the Fort Dodge community.”
Davidson has over 20 years of experience as a teacher, coach and building administrator. He currently serves as the principal at Fort Dodge Middle School. Prior to that he was a principal at Pocahontas Area and Pomeroy-Palmer school districts. His teaching experience includes time at Phillips Middle School and Saint Edmond.
Throughout his career, Davidson has been involved in various organizations and teams including as a member of the School Administrators of Iowa Executive Committee and the Representative Council, member of the American School Leader Panel through the National Association of Secondary School Principals and as a Leadership Coach for the Northwestern College Principal Preparation Program. He was also recognized as a School Administrators of Iowa 2022 Middle School Principal of the Year finalist.
“I am very humbled and honored to have the opportunity to serve as the Executive Director of Educational Services while supporting our outstanding administrators, staff, students, and families,” Davidson said. “My educational background, experiences, and leadership style will give me the ability to be successful in serving all stakeholders. I look forward to helping continue to move the Fort Dodge Community School District in a positive direction and to advocate for all involved in our educational community."
Davidson will begin his role as Executive Director of Educational Services on July 1, 2023.