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Linn-Mar Administrative Promotion

As Linn-Mar continues to meet the need of students and to sustain future growth, effective July 1st, 2021, Bob Read will take on additional responsibilities as an Associate Superintendent for the Linn-Mar Community School District.

“Bob’s 30 years of experience at Linn-Mar will be beneficial in his new role where he will oversee our elementary schools, teacher leadership program, and our new Linn-Mar Online School. I look forward to continue working with Bob as we strive to Inspire Learning, Unlock Potential, and Empower Achievement.” – Shannon Bisgard, Linn-Mar Superintendent. 


Mr. Read’s career at Linn-Mar began in 1991. He spent eight years as a 4th Grade Teacher at Indian Creek Elementary, seven years as a 6th Grade Teacher at Excelsior Middle School and was a Math Teacher and a Football and Track Coach at Linn-Mar High School.

Bob spent the last decade as an administrator at Linn-Mar as the Director of Middle School Teaching and Learning and as the Director of Innovation. For the 2020-21 school year, Bob took on additional responsibilities as the Online School Principal.


Bob, graduated from Linn-Mar in 1983, and served as a parent in the district while his three kids graduated from Linn-Mar. Bob received his BA in Elementary Education from Luther College and received his Masters in Mathematics for the Middle Grades from UNI in 1999.  He also earned his Advanced Studies Certificate (ASC) in Principalship in 2013 and his ASC in Superintendency in 2018 from UNI.

“I am very excited to begin my work as Associate Superintendent.  I have been part of the Linn-Mar community as a student, educator, and parent. I am looking forward to serving the community in this new position.” – Bob Read

Congratulations to Bob Read in his new role as Associate Superintendent!