Principal OJ Gulley

  • O.J. Gulley

    Mr. Gulley begins his sixth year as the principal of Evergreen and his 12th year as a part of the Hillsboro School District. Prior to joining the Hillsboro community, he spent five years in the Reynolds School District. After being at the high school level for many years, Evergreen has provided him with the exciting opportunity to work with students at an earlier stage of their education. He continues to look forward to collaborating with teachers and families in order to make the student transition from middle to high school a successful one as well as from elementary to middle school.  

    Educational Background

    • Linfield College - 2004; Bachelor of Arts in History & Secondary Education
    • Concordia University – 2008; Masters of Arts in Education & Administration
    • Concordia College – 2010; Administrative Licensure

    Educational Career

    • 10 years as a classroom teacher at Reynolds and Liberty High Schools
    • 2 years as Dean of Students at Liberty High School
    • 2 years as Assistant Principal at Liberty High School
    • 3 years as Head Basketball Coach at Liberty High School
    • 7 years as an assistant coach in basketball and football

Assistant Principal Matt Nova

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    Matt has worked for the District since 2005 when he was a special education teacher in self-contained classrooms at Imlay and Lenox Elementary Schools. In 2007, Matt moved to Evergreen and served as the Life Skills coordinator for seven years. In the 2014-15 school year, Matt moved to the District Office and was a support specialist in the Student Services department, working with school-level teams to increase inclusion opportunities and access to the general curriculum for special needs students. He has been a coordinator in the department for the past four years. Matt looks forward to the opportunity to return to Evergreen and serve in a role where he will interact with and support all students, staff, and families. 

    Educational Background

    • Western Oregon University – 2003; Bachelor of Arts Early Childhood Elementary Education
    • Pacific University – 2005; Masters in Special Education
    • Concordia University – 2018; Administrative Licensure

    Educational Career

    • 2 years as an elementary special education at Imlay Elementary and Lenox Elementary
    • 7 years as a middle school special education teacher at Evergreen Middle School
    • 1 year as student services teacher on special assignment in Hillsboro School District
    • 4 years as student services coordinator in Hillsboro School District

Dean of Students Heidi Fuglevand-Fredrick


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    Ms. Fuglevand-Fredrick is very excited to serve as Dean of students at Evergreen Middle School. This is her ninth year in education and the seventh in the Hillsboro School District where she has been teaching in the Special Education department. Early on, Ms. Fuglevand-Fredrick found ways to connect with the whole school population and is ready to increase student and family engagement while building on Evergreen's current positive culture and climate. She welcomes all voices and encourages your input. 

    Educational Background

    •   Portland State University – Masters and Administrative License
    •   Eastern Washington University– Bachelor of Arts, Special Education

    Educational Career

    •   2 years Life Skills Teacher, Evergreen Middle School   
    •   4 years Life Skills Teacher, Liberty High School 
    •   2 years Special Services, Gresham Barlow School District