Kyle Laier

With over 22 years of experience in education, Kyle Laier has traversed diverse roles across various school settings, consistently championing student success and leadership development. His journey began in Desert Hot Springs, California, where he led the establishment of a new high school in a vibrant, high-needs community. Transitioning to Oregon, Kyle embarked on a dynamic career path, first as a college basketball coach before transitioning to middle school teaching in Oregon City.

Kyle’s leadership trajectory unfolded when he began principal of King Elementary School, followed by stewardship at Clackamas Academy of Industrial Sciences. He further enriched his expertise as principal of Newberg High School, bringing innovative approaches to learning. Returning to Oregon City School District, Kyle assumed roles as Assistant Superintendent of Teaching & Learning, later broadening his impact as Assistant Superintendent of Operations, and culminating his journey as Superintendent.

In his current role as a coach with Portico, Kyle extends his legacy by supporting school leaders in navigating challenges and fostering collaborative solutions for student success. His coaching philosophy, rooted in curiosity and community-building, seeks to cultivate supportive relationships among leaders, driving transformative outcomes for students across diverse educational landscapes. Through his unwavering commitment and multifaceted experiences, Kyle continues to inspire and empower the educational community.