Superintendent Of Schools Selection Progress
The Estes Park School District has narrowed the list of applicants for the position of school superintendent to four finalists. Following in depth review of applicants and background information, the Board determined at a meeting March 18, 2014 that the four finalists will be invited for Estes Park interviews later this month.
Board President Dr. Marie Richardson indicated “The Board has worked as a team for many hours to identify four exciting candidates for the position of superintendent. All on the Board share a sense of achievement considering we are on schedule and all four finalists appear to be excited about the opportunity to be considered for the position that begins on July 1. 2014.”
The group agreed on the finalists from an initial applicant pool of thirty applicants. The finalists are:
Dr. Joni Burgin, Superintendent of Schools of the Grantsburg (Wisconsin) School District. Dr. Burgin has served as Superintendent there for seventeen years and has also served as a high school principal and assistant principal in Wisconsin and Minnesota.
Ms. Tina Goar, Rural Liaison for the Colorado Department of Education. Ms. Goar has served as Superintendent of Gilpin County and Buena Vista School Districts in Colorado and has held educational leadership positions in Colorado, Arizona and California.
Mr. Sheldon Rosenkrance, Principal of Coupeville(Washington) Middle School/ High School in the Coupeville School District. Mr. Rosenkrance has served in his present position for nine years and has held educational leadership positions in Washington and Idaho.
Mr. Kevin Schott, Superintendent of Schools of the North Conejos School District in Colorado. Mr. Schott has served in his present position for two years and has held other educational leadership positions in Colorado.
The four candidates will be in Estes Park on March 28 and 29, 2014 for interviews with the Board and other groups. “The Board expects to have the exciting opportunity of making an employment decision soon after the interviews have been conducted,” said Cody Walker, Board Vice President.