Dr. Christine Moloney has over 25 years in education and has a demonstrated history of working in primary and secondary education. She brings extensive experience in executive leadership, educational technology, STEM education, instructional design, and curriculum development. Dr. Moloney earned her Associate of Arts and Sciences from Pierce Community College, her Bachelors of Arts from Pacific Lutheran University, and her Masters of Educational Leadership from City University of Seattle. She received her Doctorate of Education (Ed. D.) focused on Educational Leadership from City University of Seattle in 2014.
Before serving as the Superintendent in Chehalis, she served 10 years in the Bethel School District as a teacher, dean of students, education specialist, assistant principal and principal, and over 15 years in the Puyallup School District. While in Puyallup, Dr. Moloney was a principal for seven years before moving into instructional leadership as a director and executive director. Her time at Puyallup culminated in the chief academic officer’s role, where she served as an area superintendent overseeing 8,000 students in 14 schools and 21 administrators. She also served as Principal Faculty for City University of Seattle teaching in the Educational Leadership masters and doctoral programs. She has been a field supervisor for superintendent interns as well as principal interns and is past president of Region 111 Washington Association of School Administrators (15 school districts in Pierce County).
Dr. Moloney lives in Chehalis with her husband, two children (who attend Chehalis schools), two cats, one dog, one dwarf hamster, and two Flemish giant bunnies. She loves spending time with her family and paddle boarding.