Tim JohnsonSuperintendent 406.961.4211
Mr. Johnson was born in Minnesota and moved to Montana in 2010. He has a law enforcement degree from Normandale Community College, a bachelors and master degrees in elementary education from the University of Minnesota, education specialist degree for K-12 administration from the University of St. Thomas, and is currently a doctoral student in the University of Montana’s Educational Leadership program. He was hired as Corvallis’ superintendent July of 2014.
Cammie KnappHigh School Principal 406.961.3201 x101
Mrs. Knapp was born in Missoula, Montana. She attended University of Montana earning her Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education and a Special Education Endorsement in 2001, and a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership in 2011. She has been employed by the Corvallis School District since 2001, serving as primary and high school Special Education teacher, Academic Dean at the High School, and currently is the HS Principal.
Tyson TuckerHigh School Assistant Principal / Athletic Director 406.961.3201
Mr. Tucker was born in Missoula, Montana. He attended college at Montana State University and received his Bachelor of Science in Animal Science in 1998. He also attended the University of Montana and received his Bachelor of Art Degree with his teaching credentials in Science and Math in 2003. He taught and coached for 6 years in Grandview, Washington where he earned his Master’s in Administration online from Grand Canyon University in 2010. He was hired as the Assistant Principal and Athletic Director at Corvallis in 2010.
Rich DurginMiddle School Principal 406.961.3007
Mr. Durgin started working at Corvallis Middle School in 1995. He received his bachelor's degree at Lafayette College, and earned a Master's Degree in Educational Leadership and a Master's Degree in Science from The University of Montana. He has been the Middle School principal since 2007.
Richie BordenMiddle School Assistant Principal 406.961.3007
Mr. Borden was born in Hamilton. He attended the University of Montana where he received his Bachelor’s degree in Health & Human Performance. In 2015 after a 10 year stint as a Health Enhancement teacher here in Corvallis, he earned his Master’s degree in Educational Leadership at Montana State and became the high school principal in Ennis, MT. In 2018 he was thrilled to be hired back in Corvallis as the Assistant Principal at the Middle School.
Lisa NagelPrimary School Principal 406.961.3261
Mrs. Nagel was born in Grand Forks, ND. She attended the University of North Dakota where she earned her BS degree in Elementary Education. She moved to Montana in 1992. She earned her Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership from Montana State University. She has been employed by the Corvallis School District since 1993.
Allison NysCurriculum Director 406.961.3201 x 220
Mrs. Nys was born in Longview, WA and moved to Montana at the age of 6. She graduated from Montana State University – Billings in 1995, with an Elementary Teaching and Art Degree. She taught multiple grade levels in a rural K-6 district for 16 years while earning her Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership (K-12) through University of Phoenix. She was an Elementary Principal for 6 years in Laurel, MT before moving to Corvallis as the Curriculum Director in the Fall of 2018. She currently sits on the National Rural Education Association Executive Board and was their former President in 2017.
Daniel CarrascoSpecial Education Director 406.961.8770
Mr. Carrasco was born in Long Beach, CA. He attended Humboldt State University for his undergraduate studies, Montana State for his graduate work in special education and the University of Montana for his degree in Educational Leadership. Mr. Carrasco began working for the Corvallis School District in 1995. From 2005 to 2011 he spent six years as a high school administrator in Kodiak, Alaska. He returned to Corvallis in 2011.
Kristina BergerTechnology & Adult Ed Director 406.361-0217
Mrs. Berger was born in Oregon. She attended Oregon State University earning her Bachelor’s degree in Human Development and Family Sciences, Southern Oregon University earning her Master’s degree in Teaching with an endorsement in mathematics, & The University of Montana where she earned her K-12 Principal Licensure Certificate. She has been employed by the Corvallis School District since 2009.
Jim BowenMaintenance Director 406.961.3201
Mr. Bowen was born in Bellingham Washington. He moved to Montana in 1999 and started his career in school maintenance/custodial and grounds in 2000. He started working for the Corvallis School District in 2010.
Kathy MartinFood Service Director 406.961.3201
Mrs. Martin was born in Missoula Montana. She graduated from Florence-Carlton High School. Mrs. Martin completed studies to be a dietary manager and is Serve Safe certified. She has been the Food Service Director at Corvallis since 1997.
Michael EdwardsTransportation Director 406.961.4211
Mr. Edwards was born in Whitefish Montana. Graduated from Flathead High School. He is currently on 2 state boards, Secretary/Treasurer of Montana School Bus Drivers Association and past President of the Montana Association for Pupil Transportation. Been on both boards since 2010. He began working in the Corvallis School District in 2009. He became the Transportation Director in 2015.
Vannesa BargfredeBusiness Manager/District Clerk 406.961.4211
Mrs. Bargfrede was born in California and worked for Bank of America in the Corporate Lending Department for 15 years. She moved to Montana in 1991 and has worked for the Corvallis School District since 1992. She is a board member of the Corvallis Schools Foundation and a member of the Montana Association of School Business Officials.
Deanna FlemmerAssistant Director of Technology 406.961.8776
Mrs. Flemmer was born in Fullerton, CA. She received a full ride scholasrship to UCLA for basketball and earned a BA in sociology. She began working for the Corvallis School District in 1999.
District Office Staff
Laura GatesAssistant Clerk 406.961.4211
Ms. Gates was born in Anaconda, Montana. She graduated from Anaconda High in 1976 and moved to Ravalli County in 1998. She attended Kinman Business College in Spokane, Washington and Colorado Mountain College in Aspen. She started working at the Corvallis School District in 2003 as the Assistant District Clerk.
Lyndi HensonDistrict Secretary 406.961.4211
Ms. Henson was born in Hamilton Montana and is a third generation graduate of Corvallis High School. She began working in the Corvallis School District in 2000 and has been the District Administrative Assistant since 2005.