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Olsen Looking Forward To Helping Sturgis Schools
Wednesday Feb 14, 2018 12:26pm

By: Mike Stiles


(UNDATED) – Former Superintendent Rob Olsen is coming back to that position with Sturgis Public Schools, but this time on an interim basis.

Monday night, the Sturgis Board of Education approved a recommendation from a committee to hire Olsen as the Interim Superintendent. He will take over for Tom Langdon when he retires at the end of March, and until the Board hires a full time superintendent.

Olsen, who retired as the Sturgis Superintendent in 2010, shares why he said yes to coming back on an interim basis. ...... {LISTEN}.

Olsen stayed on as the Interim Superintendent for Sturgis during the 2010-11 school year while they searched for his replacement. The District hired Langdon, who started in 2011.

The search committee that recommended Olsen to be the interim Superintendent says his name kept coming back up as they discussed possible individuals. Olsen says it was good to be considered by the District where he spent 12 years. ...... {LISTEN}.

Olsen says he will help with the budget process, contracts and the transition once a new superintendent is hired.
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