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New Superintendent Announcement



Dr. Joshua McDowell Biography


The Crete Public Schools Board of Education has verbally negotiated with Dr. Josh McDowell for the position of Superintendent of Schools. Dr. McDowell is currently the Chief Transformation Officer at Grand Island Public Schools. His prior positions at Grand Island Public Schools include Chief Academic Officer, Director of Curriculum and Instruction, Assistant Principal and Middle Level Teacher. He began his teaching career at Kearney Public Schools. Dr. McDowell received his Ed.D. in Interdisciplinary Leadership at Creighton University in Omaha in 2017.

The Superintendent interview process included meetings with groups from the Community, Staff and Administration, in addition to a facilities tour and a formal interview with the Board. The Board wishes to thank the interview groups for their time invested in the process and their valuable input.

The Crete Board of Education will ratify Dr. McDowell’s superintendent contract at an upcoming meeting of the board.

Justin Kuntz – President

On Behalf of the Crete Board of Education