Linn-Mar Community School District superintendent Katie Mulholland, Ed.D., has named Shannon Bisgard as Associate Superintendent effective July 1, 2015.
“Shannon is a very professional and caring educator and instructional leader,” stated Mulholland. “Shannon knows how to plan ahead and has the follow through to get the job done. He works well with his peers and is very respected by the Linn-Mar community overall. He always treats others with dignity and respect and maintains an atmosphere that is focused on learning. It will be good to have him back at Linn-Mar.”
Bisgard left his principal position at Linn-Mar in 2013 to serve as a Regional Administrator at Grant Wood Area Agency Education and provides leadership and support to eleven consultants that serve all the schools in Grant Wood. He had been a respected principal at Linn-Mar for over ten years, serving first at Bowman Woods (2003-2007) and then opening Linn Grove (2007-2013). Prior to his time at Linn-Mar, Bisgard was an elementary principal at both Newton Community School District (2000-2003) and Independence Community School District (1996-2000). His education career began in 1990 as a 5th grade teacher for Newton Community School District.
Linn-Mar’s new Associate Superintendent earned his B.S. Degree in Elementary Education from The University of Iowa. He completed his M.S.E. Degree in Educational Administration at Drake University and received his Advanced Studies Certificate in the University of Northern Iowa’s Superintendent Endorsement Program.
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