By Christopher J. Steinhauser
Superintendent of Schools
I have been superintendent of this great school district for 18 years. I love my job. But the time is right to announce that I will be retiring at the end of this academic year.
I have remained connected to this school district ever since I began as a kindergartner here 56 years ago. I started as a teacher at Roosevelt Elementary School 38 years ago. I met my wife on the job. My kids graduated from our schools. I want to publicly thank my family for their support.
I also thank our teachers, support staff, labor partners, administrators, parents and community partners for everything they’ve done to ensure that our students are ready for college and careers. I thank our Board of Education and the other board members who preceded them during my time as superintendent.
After so many years of working here, I found it difficult to write this statement without becoming emotional. At the same time, however, our school district is in a strong position with many talented staff and leaders. The future is bright for this organization, and I look forward to seeing the continued progress of our students and schools.
I am fully committed to help with this transition period, and I again thank everyone in our school communities for their support through the years.