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John Metcalf 1955 - 196640 viewsPhoto 1961 John Albert Metcalf of Shakopee.
Superintendent of Burnsville Schools 1955- 1966 and State legislator 1967-1971.
Metcalf school named in his honor.
Interim superintendent (Amoroso) brings enthusiasm, experience to Burnsville-Eagan-Savage schools 201718 viewsThe Savage Pacer - August 3, 2017 interviews interim superintendent Cindy Amoroso as a new school year begins. For the past four years she has been the assistant superintendent in District 191 where she worked alongside Joe Gothard, who left the District to lead St. Paul Public Schools.
Dr. Robert Tschirki 1975 - 198114 viewsRobert Tschirki was superintendent May 18,1977 Burnsville Current photo.
Joseph Gothard 2013 - 201712 viewsJoseph Gothard, District 191 Superintendent 2013 - 2017. Photo compliments of School District 191.
Dr. Hugh Holloway 1967 - 197510 viewsSuperintendent Dr. Hugh H. Holloway - 1968 Year Book photo.
Cindy Amoroso 2017 - 20199 viewsCindy Amoroso became School District 191 Superintendent in 2017. Photo compliments of the School District.
Burnsville begins quest for new superintendent 19813 viewsMarch 26, 1981 Minneapolis Star Tribune reports that following Tashirki's resignation, the School Board begins plans to find replacement.
Dr. Sally Bell 1987 -19902 viewsDr. Sally Bell, Superintendent of School District 191 from 1987 - 1990. She was the fifth.
Superintendent Dr. Sally Bell's report to the community2 viewsThe 1988 - 1989 Superintendent's Message from Dr. Sally Bell appearing in the annual report to the community.
Benjamin Kanninen Superintendent 2 viewsBenjamin Kanninen was Superintendent when his message appeared in the 1998 - 1999 Independent School District 191's report to the Community.
Randy Clegg 2008 - 20132 viewsSuperintendent 2008 - 2013.
Theresa Battle 20192 viewsApril, 2019 Theresa Battle selected as Independent School District 191's next superintendent.
Oliver Bakken 1966 acting Superintendent2 viewsPage 43 - Acting Superintendent Oliver Bakken.
Superintendent Ben Kanninen retiring 20072 viewsSt. Paul Pioneer Press - November 29, 2007 reports on the upcoming retirement of Superintendent Ben Kanninen, who joined District 191 in 1998.
Burnsville's school chief Sally Bell works toward goal of being best 19872 viewsMinneapolis Star Tribune - July 30, 1987 features Sally Bell, School District 191's first woman superintendent...
Burnsville school district selects Michigan woman as superintendent 19872 viewsMarch 27, 1987 Minneapolis Star Tribune reports that Sally Bell was named Superintendent of School District 191 replacing Theodore Foot who left in November to become Superintendent in New York...
Theodore Foot to take superintendent job in New York 19862 viewsAugust 12, 1986 Minneapolis Star Tribune reports that School District 191's Superintendent Theodore Foot has accepted a job in upstate New York....He has been in Burnsville almost five years...
Ben Kanninen is 2005 Superintendent of the year2 viewsThe Minnesota Association of School Administrators has named Dr. Ben Kanninen, Superintendent of School District 191, as the 2005 Minnesota Superintendent of the Year...
Introducing Superintendent Joe Gothard2 viewsApril 19, 2013 Minneapolis Star Tribune reports on the selection of Joe Gothard as the new superintendent.
Burnsville school chief Randy Clegg retiring 20121 viewsSeptember 17, 2012 Minneapolis Star Tribune reports on the retirement of Randy Clegg.

Burnsville school chief retires
Randy Clegg is leaving at the end of the school year. He has come under criticism, most recently in a lukewarm job review this month.
By HERÓN MÁRQUEZ ESTRADA Star Tribune- September 17, 2012 —

After receiving a less-than-flattering job review from the school board this month, Burnsville Superintendent Randy Clegg announced his retirement on Monday.

Clegg, who took over the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District in 2008, said in a notice that he will leave his post at the end of the school year on June 30, 2013.

The announcement comes about a week after the job review concluding that Clegg had failed to meet three of seven standards for such things as ethics, management, vision and goal achievement. The board did not specify publicly which standards Clegg failed to meet.

In reviews in the previous two years, he'd been given a passing grade on all seven standards.

This year, Clegg came under criticism in the aftermath of the district's $255,000 payout to former human resources director Tania Z. Chance. Before signing the separation agreement that included the payout, Chance had filed complaints with two state groups, including at least one against Clegg. The nature of the complaint has never been publicly disclosed.

The agreement and Clegg's future figured to be an issue in this fall's school board elections, in which four incumbents, including chairman Ron Hill, are seeking another term.

Last week, several of the challengers said they would either not reappoint Clegg or take a more critical view of his tenure if they were elected.

The district said that Clegg has a 35-year career in public education, including 28 years as a superintendent. He began in District 191 on July 1, 2008, after serving as superintendent in Clinton, Iowa, for 12 years.

"On behalf of the Board of Education, I want to thank Dr. Clegg for his years of service to the students and our community," Hill said in a statement.

Clegg, 56, in the statement posted on the district website, said that it was a difficult decision, but he felt it was the right time to retire. He said he chose to make the announcement now to give the school board time to search for his replacement.

"I've had the privilege of working with incredibly talented principals, teachers and staff in District 191 and I'm very proud of what we've accomplished together with the board over the past four years," he said.

Clegg has helped develop a strategic road map for the district and has overseen the addition of new magnet schools, curriculum improvements, free full-day kindergarten and the updating of 17 school buildings.
Dr. Robert Tschirki 1975 - 19811 viewsSuperintendent Robert Tschirki.
Dr. Theodore Foot 1981 - 19861 viewsSuperintendent Theodore Foot.
Board approves three year contract with new superintendent. 2019.1 viewsMay 3, 2019 Burnsville Eagan Sun/Thisweek News: Board approves three year contract with Theresa Battle, as new superintendent.
Robert Tschirki 1975 - 19811 viewsSuperintendent Robert Tschirki 1976.
Superintendent Hugh Holloway 1967 - 19751 viewsHugh Holloway, Superintendent.
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