David Sotutu has been serving as the superintendent of the New Plymouth School District since July 2018. Prior to moving to New Plymouth, Mr. Sotutu was the superintendent/principal of the North Gem School District in Bancroft, ID. He has also served as an elementary school principal, federal programs director, 2nd grade teacher, reading specialist, and track coach in the Marsh Valley, Grace, North Gem, and Bonneville School Districts in Idaho, and as a 1st grade teacher in the Highline School District in Washington.
Mr. Sotutu holds degrees from Ricks College, Brigham Young University-Idaho, Grand Canyon University, and Boise State University. He is currently working towards a Ph.D. degree in Educational Leadership from Northwest Nazarene University, which he anticipates completing in the spring of 2023. The focus of his doctoral work is building kindergarten readiness in rural communities.