Before entering DoDEA, Ms. Watts taught in the Georgia public school systems of Houston County and South Fulton County. Throughout her career, Ms. Watts served as Grade Level Chair, CSI Team Member, Better Seeking Team Member, Lead Gifted Teacher, and K-12 Science Curriculum Team Member.
Ms. Watts is a Georgia native and graduate of Albany State University and holds a bachelor’s degree in Middle Grades Education and a master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction, and an Education Specialist Degree in Educational Leadership from Central Michigan University.
She lives by a quote from Katharine Graham which says, “To love what you do and feel that it matters, how could anything be more fun!”
Ms. Watts is married to Charles Watts, and they are the proud parents of three children and four grandchildren. Ms. Watts enjoys reading, traveling, and spending time with family and friends during her leisure time.
She looks forward to becoming a part of the Guam High School family.
Mr. Chad Struhs is thrilled to become a mighty Panther and join the Guam High School family! Having been in education for 30 years as a bus driver, teacher, assistant principal, principal, assistant superintendent and superintendent, Mr. Struhs comes to Guam from being an Instructional Systems Specialist for 6-12 science in DoDEA Pacific West Korea the last four years.
Mr. Struhs earned his undergraduate degree in Natural Sciences (Chemistry) and secondary education from Lewis-Clark State College, a master's degree in Education Administration from Idaho State University, Superintendent certificate from University of Alaska Anchorage and while working in DoDEA, a second master's degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Grand Canyon University.
Mr. Struhs is married to Allysse Struhs, another administrator in Pacific West District and between the two of them they have nine children, three of whom will be attending school in Guam and three grandchildren back in the states. He enjoys spending time with family and participating in a variety of community activities as well as travel and learning a variety of cultures.
Mr. Struhs enjoys working with students, staff, parents and a variety of community and military partners in finding ways to build strong alliances to give the best student-centered learning that is rigorous and safe, promoting well-rounded learners. He is looking forward to becoming a part of Guam.