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Columbia Falls superintendent to retire after 44 years of service

Columbia Falls Schools
Posted at 4:54 PM, Nov 18, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-18 21:34:47-05

COLUMBIA FALLS — Columbia Falls Schools superintendent Steve Bradshaw plans to retire after spending 44 years in public school education.

Bradshaw announced his retirement at a school board meeting on Nov. 11. He has worked for school districts across the state of Montana and Alaska.

He's been holding his current position at Columbia Falls for the past six years and was instrumental in passing last month’s $37 million school bond.

Bradshaw plans to spend more time with his five grandchildren and hopes to stay active in the Columbia Falls community.

“We may try to get someplace a little warmer in the winter time for a month to two months but you can’t spend your life in a better place than the Flathead Valley, and the community of Columbia Falls as far as I’m concerned. So we’ll be here," Bradshaw said.

Bradshaw's last day as superintendent is June 30.