r_blissRob Bliss served Rutland City Public Schools as the Principal of the Northwest Primary School and the Pierpoint Primary Learning Center from 2000 – 2007.  Rob received his BS degree in Physical Education from Keene State College in New Hampshire in 1986 and an MA degree in Educational Leadership from Castleton State College in 1997. Rob taught Physical Education at Proctor Elementary School and served as Assistant Principal of the Rutland Town Elementary School. Rob has been an avid soccer coach for years and still makes coaching developmental athletes an important part of his life.

At the Vermont level Rob served on the Executive Council of the Vermont Principals’ Association from 2001-2007.  He is currently a member of the Vermont Superintendents’ Association Standards, Assessment and Instruction Committee.  Rob is also a member of the New England Common Assessment Program Technical Advisory Committee.