Superintendent's Cabinet

Noreen Bush, Superintendent


Noreen Bush
Interim Superintendent
See Noreen's Bio
Read the Superintendent's Blog
 


 

 

Laurel Day, Executive Administrator to the Superintendent

 


Laurel Day
Executive Administrator to Superintendent/Board Secretary
See Laurel's Bio

"Life is the art of drawing.....without an eraser!" - John W. Gardner


 

 

Rod Dooley, Chief of Equity & Office of Learning and Leadership

 

Rodrick Dooley
Chief of Equity & Office of Learning and Leadership
See Rod's Bio

"Purpose in the heart of man is like deep water but a man of understanding will draw it out.  

 


 

Cynthia Phillips, Executive Director of High Schools



Cynthia Phillips
Executive Director of High Schools
See Cynthia's Bio

"Plan to be better today, but don't ever plan to be finished." Carol Ann Tomlinson

 

 

 

Adam Zimmermann, Executive Director of Middle Level Education - 6-8 Grades




Adam Zimmermann
Executive Director of Middle Level Education - 6-8 Grades
See Adam's Bio

"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
See Eric's Bio

"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
See David's Bio

"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
See Linda's Bio

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
See Wendy's Bio

"If no one is pushing back, you aren't doing anything."

 

 


John Rice, Executive Director, Instructional Services




John Rice
Executive Director of Instructional Services
See John's Bio

"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
See Craig's Bio

"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
See Ryan's Bio

"...inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more, and BECOME MORE..." -John Quincy Adams

 


 

Kent Ryan, Director of Culture & Climate Elementary Education




Kent Ryan
Director of Culture & Climate Elementary Education
See Kent's Bio

"The real role of leadership...is 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
See Akwi's Bio

"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
See Tania's Bio

"Teamwork makes the DREAM work"

 

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