Douglas hires Kevin Case as interim superintendent

BOX ELDER, S.D. — The Douglas School Board has unanimously approved the hiring of Kevin Case as interim superintendent for the 2021-2022 school year. Case will begin as superintendent July 1.

Case has served as a school superintendent in Kansas since 1999, where he served as superintendent for 17 years at Inman. Most recently, he served as superintendent at Emporia Schools.

Douglas Schools 9He has both 7-12 and 9-12 building leadership experience, has worked in districts with 300 – 4,600 students, and has both teaching and coaching experience. Case has also been involved with passing, supporting, developing, and monitoring five different bond issue building projects.

“I’m a firm believer in enlisting the expertise of all stakeholders to help ensure that we meet the needs of our diverse student population. Successful transitions are grounded in developing strong, professional relationships with all stakeholders in the district. When you leverage the collective wisdom of the entire school community, the possibilities of what can be accomplished are limitless,” Case said. “I look forward to serving the staff, students,and community during the upcoming school year.”

Kevin and his wife, Jodi, a lifelong educator, have three grown children: Bryce, Savannah, and Keaton.

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