TFSD Selects New Principal for Perrine Elementary School

The Twin Falls School District #411 Board of Trustees is pleased to announce Noell Bautista will be taking the role of Principal at Perrine Elementary School on July 1. They made this announcement Monday, May 8 at their regularly scheduled board meeting.

Bautista is currently the Associate Principal at Oregon Trail Elementary and Sawtooth Elementary School, a role she has held since 2021. Bautista previously served as a fourth-grade teacher at Eagle Hills Elementary School in the West Ada School District. She started her career in education as a curriculum and instruction assistant at the TFSD in 2003. She then transitioned to a 21st Century Grant coordinator at Perrine and Lincoln elementary schools in 2005. After receiving her teaching certificate, she became a first-grade teacher in 2008 and a third-grade teacher in 2013, both at Oregon Trail Elementary School. She joined the West Ada School District in 2016 as a Title I Teacher at Meridian Elementary School then at Eagle Hills Elementary where she worked until she took her current position.

Bautista received a Bachelor of Business Administration (HR) from Boise State University, Elementary Education Certificate from Lewis-Clark State College in 2008, and a Master of Science in Educational Leadership from Western Governors University in 2017.

“I am thrilled to be joining the staff at I.B. Perrine Elementary. I look forward to working at a school I attended as a young student, being able to support staff and parents, as well as helping to impact student learning and success.” Bautista said.

Bautista will fill the role previously held by Tammy Rodabaugh who announced her retirement earlier this year.