Meet Dr. Mathew Neal
Dr. Mathew Neal Headshot

The Moffat County School District Board of Education has offered Dr. Mathew Neal a contract to be the district's next superintendent. Meet Dr. Neal!

Dr. Mathew Neal is a seasoned school administrator and a northern Colorado native, teaching and leading in public and private schools for more than twenty-five years. His background includes Superintendent roles in both national and international school settings. Recognized as a proactive advocate for rural schools throughout Colorado, Dr. Neal has been appointed by the State of Colorado Board of Education to spearhead school reform and turnaround initiatives on a statewide level.

Successfully opening eleven new schools, Dr. Neal has worked to create schools that meet the needs of many student backgrounds, working with families, teachers, and leaders to provide high quality learning environments. With over a decade of experience as a school Superintendent, he has showcased his leadership experience in various districts, including large-district roles such as Director of Strategy and Innovation for the 88,000-student Denver Public Schools, as well as Superintendent positions in rural districts and six-years leading international schools in the Middle East.

Dr. Neal's impact extends beyond administrative roles, as his innovative strategies and programs have been adopted by schools regionally and internationally. His focus areas include data-led instructional practices, positive behavior student norms, ELL Instructional Practices, staff evaluation and compensation structures, culturally connected teaming, and overall district management policies. Dr. Neal is known for his collaborative approach, emphasizing accountability and communication. He has a knack for creating new branding and identity strategies for entire districts he serves.

Dr. Neal earned his Doctorate in Education from the Rossier College of Education at the University of Southern California, a program ranked in the top 10 by US News and World Report. Prior to his doctoral studies, he obtained executive certificates from Harvard University and completed an MBA from the College of Business at Colorado State University, combining business acumen with a deep understanding of education.

A Colorado native, Dr. Neal grew up within the ranching community in Northern Colorado, with a history supporting 4-H, FFA and local businesses throughout his home community. The oldest son of four siblings, Dr. Neal has been supported in his career for the past twenty-six years by his wife (also an educator) and his two children. In his leisure time, Dr. Neal enjoys hiking, skiing, and mountain biking throughout Colorado.

Bids open for Obsolete equipment — Vehicles and technology

Moffat County School District, pursuant to Board Policy DN-R, is posting several items that have outlived their use in the district for bid to the public.

These items include vehicles and technology equipment, like buses, computers and other items. These items are open for auction now until April 22. Bids will be opened April 29.

Please click here for a list of and details about the vehicles.

Please click here for a list of and details about technology items.

Our Mission and Belief Statements

Our Mission Statement

MCSD will educate and inspire students to thrive in an environment of change.

Our Belief Statements

We believe.......

  • All students can learn.
  • In providing multiple paths for students to demonstrate success.
  • Collaboration among all stakeholders fosters innovation.
  • Students, staff, families and community, all play vital roles in the success and growth of MCSD.
  • In addressing the mental, physical and social well-being of children.
  • In educating children in a way that aligns with their learning strengths and passions.
  • Everyone deserves a healthy and safe environment.
  • All students deserve opportunities to participate in programs and activities. 
Note from Interim Superintendent Brad Meeks: E.D. of Curriculum hired

It’s my pleasure to announce the hire of a talented and experienced new leader for the position of Executive Director of Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment.  Maggie Bruski, currently the Professional Learning Director with Northwest Colorado BOCES, has accepted the position with MCSD and will start officially on July 1. Maggie will occasionally be in the district prior to her official start date as her schedule allows. This will help the district with planning for budget, curriculum and professional development for the upcoming school year.  Maggie has worked as a professional learning specialist in various roles with BOCES since 2015. Before that, Maggie worked in our region as secondary dean of students and district assessment coordinator at South Routt School District, where she also taught math for 10 years at Soroco High School.Maggie received her Bachelor’s degree from Michigan Technological University and her Master’s degree from Arkansas State University.Maggie’s wealth of experience, expertise and leadership skills will be a certain boon to the district, which has been without a director of curriculum for the last couple years.  Maggie will join Student Programs Coordinator, Bre Ford, in the curriculum, instruction and assessment area along with a yet to be named curriculum clerical staff member.Maggie will provide leadership for curriculum review, adoption and implementation processes, professional development, student assessment, district learning coordinators, interventionists and other facets traditionally associated with the role. In the meantime, please welcome Maggie to the district the next chance you get. We’re so excited that she’ll be joining us as we continue our work improving teaching and learning.