Mr. Richins is in his Fourth year as Superintendent at West Jefferson. Mr. Richins graduated from West Jefferson High School in 1978. He has 31 years of education experience in Idaho schools. Mr. Richins graduated from Idaho State University in 1985 with a BS in Secondary Education, with a Science Major and Math Minor. In 1998 Mr. Richins received his MA from ISU in Ed Administration. In 2013 Mr. Richins received his Ed Specialist from ISU. Mr. Richins has been a Math teacher, Science teacher, Athletic Director, Assistant HS Principal, Head Football Coach, Head Track Coach, Head Girls Basketball Coach. He was a very successful HS Football coach, going 188-49-1 with 5 state titles in 23 years as a Head Coach. He and his wife Allyson have 4 children, and 9 grandchildren.
Mr. Richins is also a retired Lt Colonel from the Army Reserves/National Guard and a Veteran from Operation Enduring Freedom (Afghanistan).
Mr Richins said" West Jefferson is a great place to go to school. We have a very dedicated and professional staff that loves kids. I have some of my greatest memories here at West Jefferson. The people are very supportive of their schools and children. I am very blessed to have this opportunity to come full circle and return to West Jefferson"!
West Jefferson School District #253
1256 E. 1500 N., Terreton, ID 83450
PH: (208) 663-4542