Stillwater selects new superintendentAfter a week of interviews, the District 834 has selected Corey Lunn, of the Montgomery-Lonsdale School District, as their top choice for the new superintendent.
The Stillwater Area School District may have a new superintendent.
After a week of interviews, the District 834 has selected Corey Lunn, of the Montgomery-Lonsdale School District, as their top choice for the new superintendent.
Lunn is one of three finalists.
Lunn has led the Montgomery-Lonsdale Schools for the past four years. Prior to arriving in Montgomery, Lunn spent 12 years in the Prior Lake-Savage Schools as a principal, assistant principal, and teacher. Lunn also taught science in Mason City, Iowa for several years. Lunn earned his undergraduate degree at Southwest State University, and earned advanced degrees from Mankato State University and the University of Minnesota.
All this week, the three finalists spend a day within the district visiting buildings and meeting with stakeholder groups. The School Board also held formal individual interviews with each finalist.
More than one hundred community members, students and staff took part in the three-day interview process, and shared their feedback on the candidates with board member.
Lunn, 44, had previously said he was drawn to District 834 after seeing that the position would be a good place for him both professionally and personally.
Lunn has said he would bring training in strategic planning, experience with building projects, experience with building bonds and experience with different grade configurations to Stillwater.
Next, the School Board will work with Lunn to negotiate terms of a contract which will be voted on by the School Board on March 31.
should an agreement with Lunn be reached, Lunn would begin as superintendent on July 1.