The announced March 5 the nine candidates who will be interviewed for a new assistant superintendent position.
Although nine were chosen, one has withdrawn her application, Patch learned Wednesday morning. Shawn Dudley, who is currently the principal of Valley View Middle School in Edina is the candidate who withdrew, according to Shakopee School District spokeswoman Cristina Oxtra. She said didn't know why Dudley chose to opt out.
“We had a great group of applicants with many outstanding educators wanting to help lead in our district,” said superintendent Dr. Rod Thompson. “In all, we had approximately 75 candidates to choose from.”
Following are the candidates:
Robert Metz - Principal, St. Louis Park High School, St. Louis Park School District
William (Scott) Hare - Director of Special Services, Belle Plaine School District
Sheryl Hough - Principal, Chaska Middle School West, District 112
John Wollersheim - Principal, Rosemount High School, District 196
James Wagner - Assistant Principal, Monticello High School, District 882
John Bezek - Principal, Tartan High School, District 662
Randal Smasal - Associate Superintendent of Learning, Rockwood, Mo., School District
Marsha Baisch - Principal, Office of Leadership Development and Academic Support, St. Paul School District
Interviews start March 15.