Dan Grabowska, Board Chair

Dan Grabowska has been in education for 25 years, 19 of those as an administrator. Currently, he serves as Park City Schools Superintendent and 7-12 Principal, where he has been for 5 years now. ACE has been an excellent organization for schools in his ever-increasing region.  ACE provides some of the best professional development opportunities in the state, as well as progressive curriculum work. He finds it a challenge to work with an organization that is so progressive and such a positive resource for our schools.

Park City Schools
PO Box 278
Park City, MT  59063

Allison Evertz

Allison Evertz studied in Costa Rica, did her student teaching in New Zealand, and then began her career on an American Indian Reservation. From there, she taught in Red Lodge, Bozeman, and Torreon, Mexico. After returning to The States, she moved to Sandpoint, Idaho and taught in therapeutic boarding schools for seven years. She moved to Joliet with her husband and two children in 2011, and currently serves as Joliet’s Superintendent.

Allison believes serving on the ACE Board of Directors is meaningful work that sustains professional development and curriculum design. The consistent delivery of soundly structured lessons remains the spirit of education, and she wants to help districts preserve this curricular integrity. She wants to continue the prioritization of pedagogical collaboration, capacity building, and professional learning through the articulation of ACE’s mission.

Joliet Public School
P.O. Box 590
Joliet, MT 59041
(406) 962-3541 ext. 202

Tobin Novasio

Tobin Novasio is a native of south-central Montana; having attended elementary school, high school, and college in the area.  He is now in his 13th year as a Superintendent overall, 11th at an ACE member school, and 7th at Lockwood Schools.  He believes ACE is important to his students and staff as it provides the opportunity to be involved in collaboration with fellow educators from across the region and top-flight results-oriented professional development.  “We is greater than me” and students in all member schools benefit from the work done by ACE.

Lockwood Schools
1932 US Highway 87 East
Lockwood, Montana 59101
(406) 252-6022 x.4

Jennifer Hickok

Jennifer is the superintendent at New Day school.

1724 Lampman Drive
Billings, MT 59102
(406) 256-3224

Andy Begger

Andy is the superintendent at Harlowton school district.

304 W Division St
Harlowton, MT 59036
(406) 632-4324