About Dr. Jeff Snell

Headshot of Supt Jeff Snell outside

“I am really excited about our future as we continue to build a welcoming community that brings out the best in our students and each of us!”

Jeff Snell, Ed.D., has more than 28 years of experience in education. Dr. Snell’s career includes 18 years in Vancouver Public Schools where he taught secondary math and served as associate principal and principal at McLoughlin Middle and Fort Vancouver High School. He was principal at Fort Vancouver from 2007 to 2011. Prior to returning to Vancouver, Dr. Snell served as superintendent of the Camas School District where he supported the successful passage and implementation of multiple levies and bonds.

His experience also includes teaching in the education leadership programs at Concordia University and Washington State University Vancouver. In addition, Dr. Snell has held several leadership roles related to evaluation, professional growth and technology. He serves on the board for the Center for Strengthening the Teaching Profession and mentors other superintendents through the Washington Association of School Administrators.

Dr. Snell holds a bachelor’s degree in mathematics education from Boston University and master’s degree in educational leadership and a doctorate in education from Washington State University.

He and his wife, Suzie, an elementary school counselor, have three children. Mackenzie and Stephen are twins who recently graduated from the University of Washington, and Micah is an eighth grader.

Their family runs a nonprofit organization, Micah’s Miles, with a mission of building an inclusive community and inspiring others through their son Micah. Micah and his dad have completed more than 35 marathons together, raising more than $80,000 for other nonprofits.