The search for a new superintendent for the Seymour School District has been narrowed to two finalists. They are Laurie Asher and Dennis Krueger, as they aim to replace current Seymour Superintendent Pete Ross, who served the district for the prior nine years. Ross announced his resignation earlier this year and will be effective on June 30, 2017.
Laurie Asher has served multiple roles during her professional career, including special education paraprofessional, elementary school teacher, elementary school principal, assistant superintendent, and superintendent. All of her prior experiences were served in Wisconsin, as she currently serves in Cairo, Egypt as an early childhood principal at Narmer American College.
Dennis Krueger has served as a high school teacher, elementary and middle school principal, high school dean of students, superintendent, and is currently serving as the assistant superintendent of educational programs in the Howard-Suamico School District, where he as spent the previous 11 years. Five prior years to that, he held administrative positions in the Shiocton and Neenah school districts.
The candidates will return to the Seymour School District on Thursday, March 2, for a tour of the district and a second round of interviews.