Superintendent's Cabinet

Noreen Bush, Interim Superintendent

Noreen Bush
Interim Superintendent
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Laurel Day, Executive Administrator to the Superintendent


Laurel Day
Executive Administrator to Superintendent/Board Secretary
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"Life is the art of drawing.....without an eraser!" - John W. Gardner

Rod Dooley, Deputy Director, OLL & Equity

Rodrick Dooley
Chief of Equity & Office of Learning and Leadership Director
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"Purpose in the heart of man is like deep water but a man of understanding will draw it out.  

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Cynthia Phillips
Executive Director of High Schools
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Adam Zimmermann, Executive Director of Middle Level Education - 6-8 Grades

Adam Zimmermann
Executive Director of Middle Level Education - 6-8 Grades
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"You can't understand most of the important things from a distance. You have to get close."
- Bryan Stevenson

Eric Christenson, Executive Director of Pre-Kindergarten - 5th Grade

Eric Christenson
Executive Director of Pre-Kindergarten - 5th Grade
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"If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else" - Booker T. Washington

David Nicholson, Executive Director, Business Services

David Nicholson
Executive Director of Business Service & Board Treasurer
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"I love working in education! I take pride in knowing that what I do for a living does make a positive impact on the lives of our students! This job combines both of my passions: kids and numbers."

Linda Noggle, Executive Director Talent Management

Linda Noggle
Executive Director of Talent Management
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I'm very passionate about self-reflection and learning. A favorite quote: "One key to successful leadership is continuous personal change. Personal change is a reflection of our inner growth and empowerment."
- Robert E Quinn


Wendy Parker, Executive Director, Special Services

Wendy Parker
Executive Director of Special Services
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"If no one is pushing back, you aren't doing anything."

John Rice, Executive Director, Instructional Services

John Rice
Executive Director of Instructional Services
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"An investment in knowledge pays the best interest." - Benjamin Franklin

Craig Barnum, Executive Director Digital Literacy

Craig Barnum
Executive Director of Digital Literacy and Information Technology
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"If we continue to pursue hope then we had best become a producer of it, rather than a consumer of it."
- Peter Block

Ryan Rydstrom, Associate Director Access & Instructional Design

Ryan Rydstrom
Associate Director of Access & Instructional Design
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"...inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more, and BECOME MORE..." -John Quincy Adams


Kent Ryan
Director of Culture & Climate Elementary Education
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"The real role of not, and should not be, 'command and control;' the real role of leadership is 'climate.'" - Sir Ken Robinson

Akwi Nji, Director of Communications

Akwi Nji
Director of Communications
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"It is our professional and moral responsibility to ensure every child has access to an education which prepares them for a future emblazoned with professional success, as he/she defines it, and personal joy."

Tania Johnson, Cedar Rapids Education Association

Tania Johnson
Cedar Rapids Education Association President
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"Teamwork makes the DREAM work"