Gib West, Dean of Faculty
For the past thirty years, Mr. West has been a part of the ConVal community as both a professional and as a parent. He has served as an English teacher at the high school level and as an administrator at the elementary, middle and high school levels. Mr. West graduated cum laude from New England College with a bachelor’s degree in English and psychology and received his Master in Social Work from the University of Connecticut.
In the spring of 1980, Mr. West began his career at ConVal High School as a student teacher. Between 1980 and 1985, when he began his tenure as a full-time faculty member, he stayed connected to the school serving as a long-term substitute and coaching JV girls’ soccer and varsity boys’ tennis.
Between 1985 and 2006, Mr. West served as an English teacher, the leader of the English department, the Director of the Guidance department, the Block Scheduling and NEASC coordinator, and as an Assistant Principal. From 2006 until 2011, he served the District as the principal of Great Brook Middle School, and from 2008 until 2011, he also served as the principal of Antrim Elementary School.
During his tenure, Mr. West has been recognized as a finalist for New Hampshire Teacher of the Year in 1989 and as a finalist for the New Hampshire Assistant Principal of the Year in 2004.
Both of his sons graduated from ConVal High School and his wife, Jeanie, has been a professional in the District for the past twenty years.
To reach Mr. West, please click the "E-Mail Us" feature on the right or call 924-3869 x3050.