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Board to Interview Superintendent Candidate

Steven E. Pegram will be interviewing for the position of superintendent with the board of education on the evening of February 4th, 2019.

Steven E. Pegram is the first of three candidates that the USD #388 Ellis Board of Education will be interviewing. Candidates were selected for interviews based on their fit with desired characteristics that were developed with input from a focus survey which were utilized throughout the search process.

Steven E. Pegram is currently serving as the Superintendent at USD #434 Carbondale and has been in that position for 11 years. Previously, he served as the superintendent of USD #372 Silver Lake for 7 years. Mr. Pegram also fulfilled duties as superintendent at Cherryvale USD #447 for 5 years and in that district, he was the high school principal for 3 years and an elementary principal for 1 year. Mr. Pegram’s prior experience as an educator covers a span of 9 years total.

Steven E. Pegram’s Schedule

12:00-1:00 pm Meet at district office with John and Connie – lunch @ Riverside Esp.

(Time permitting: Bus Barn – Weightroom/Wrestling Room)

1:00-2:20 Tour district facilities – 2 Stuco reps. – Connie will bring candidate

1:00-1:30 - HS

1:35 -2:05 – GS

2:10-2:20 – OHS – Stuco reps returned to HS

2:25 – 2:55 Tour of the community – Jeff Augustine, Comm. rep will pick up at OHS

3:00 – 3:30 Candidate meets with Superintendent Young @ HS

3:40 – 4:30 Meet and greet for public and staff – HS Lobby – South End

4:30 – 5:30 Break – Connie will return candidate to district office to personal vehicle

5:30 – 6:30 Dinner with candidate, guest/spouse and BOE @ Arthurs

6:30 – 9:30 Formal interview, Special BOE meeting in executive session @ HS Library

The board of education will conclude interviews on February 7th, 2019. They will then determine which candidate is the best fit for the superintendent position in USD #388 Ellis.

Isaac Rogers