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RPS selects 3 candidates for interim Superintendent position

Updated: May 07, 2021 10:11 PM
Created: May 07, 2021 07:11 PM

(ABC 6 News) - The Rochester Public Schools School Board has selected three finalists to interview for the district’s position of interim superintendent.

The finalists were chosen from a pool of eleven applicants and selected based on hiring criteria established by the School Board. 

School board members unanimously voted Friday evening to extend an invitation to three candidates identified as:

  • Dr. Christina Bemboom, Senior Director of Student Support Services, Eden Prairie Schools, MN
  • Dr. Kent Pekel, President and CEO, Search Institute, MN
  • Dr. John Thein, Director of Finance, Stillwater Area Public Schools, MN

The School Board has scheduled interviews for the finalists beginning at 4:00 pm on May 11, 2021. All interviews will be held via Microsoft Teams and will be live streamed at YouTube.com/ISD535

On February 2, 2021, the School Board accepted the resignation of current Superintendent Michael Muñoz effective June 30, 2021. 

Additional information will be added to this article as it becomes available. 

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