A familiar face will be taking over the leadership of the Sauk Rapids-Rice school district later this year. The school board has selected former District 742 Superintendent Bruce Watkins as the interim superintendent at Sauk Rapids-Rice.
Sauk Rapids-Rice Superintendent Dan Bittman will be moving on. The Elk River school board Thursday night voted to enter into contract negotiations with Bittman, offering him the position of Superintendent in District 728.
Sauk Rapids-Rice Superintendent Dan Bittman is now one of just three finalists to become the next superintendent in Elk River. The District 728 school board cut the field of candidates in half during their meeting Wednesday night.
Sauk Rapids-Rice Superintendent Dan Bittman is a candidate for the superintendent job in Elk River. School District 728, which operates schools in Elk River, Otsego, Rogers and Zimmerman, is interviewing six candidates this week.
Sauk Rapids-Rice superintendent Dan Bittman will be in attendance during President Obama's State of the Union Address on Tuesday night. Bittman was invited by Representative Tom Emmer for being Minnesota's 2016 superintendent of the year.
President Obama signed the "Every Student Succeeds Act" on Thursday, which will give states more control over school accountability and testing. Locally, Sauk Rapids-Rice superintendent Dan Bittman says he sees the new law as an improvement, as it's expected to give more flexibility to local districts.
This week, WJON is featuring several area superintendents to highlight their school district before the 2015-2016 school year kicks off. Today, we highlight Dan Bittman, superintendent of Sauk Rapids-Rice schools. Bittman became superintendent back in 2010.
The National Weather Service has already posted a Wind Chill Warning for all of Minnesota for overnight tonight and through tomorrow (Wednesday) morning. And, that has a lot of parents wondering about what that means for school start times. Sauk Rapids-Rice Superintendent Dan Bittman says the school districts here in central Minnesota don't have a specific temperature or wind chill reading that they use to delay or cancel classes.
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