Ankeny-based Grundmeyer Leader Services was chosen Wednesday by the board for the search to replace Jane Lindaman, who is retiring July 1.
Jane Lindaman will retire July 1 after eight years leading Waterloo Schools.
Superintendent Jane Lindaman said this was a year earlier than she expected to retire, spurred by some changes in her extended family including the death of her sister.
Superintendent Jane Lindaman's salary is growing to $239,704 with total compensation of $265,913 including a tax-sheltered annuity and car allowance.
Board president called it Superintendent Jane Lindaman's 'most positive review' since starting the job more than seven years ago.
Shanlee McNally won't run for her at-large seat but Astor Williams and Endya Johnson will file for another term in their Director District 1 and 4 seats.
Restrictions have been loosened on what Waterloo Schools' students can wear with Crocs, jeggings, cargo pants and district-branded T-shirts among the new possibilities.
The Board of Education this week approved transferring $1.24 million from the general fund to make up for what was lost in those accounts during the past year.
East athletics will leave the Mississippi Valley Conference to join the new league beginning in the fall of 2022.
Officials acted after Waterloo Schools received more than $51 million in federal stimulus funds during the past year to help it recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Newly minted teachers, counselors and family support workers would start in the district with annual salaries of just over $44,000.
Superintendent Jane Lindaman was given a raise Monday of 2.52%, or nearly $5,700, but the amount is not based on Waterloo Schools' performance measures used in past years.
Superintendent Jane Lindaman is getting a $13,200 boost in her salary.
The Waterloo Board of Education is expected to extend Superintendent Jane Lindaman's three-year contract through June 30, 2022, at Monday's meeting. No details of the proposed contract have been presented but they will be announced at the meeting.
WATERLOO — The Board of Education Wednesday renewed agreements with the cities of Waterloo and Evansdale that put police officers in the schools.
WATERLOO — Waterloo Community Schools is on an upward trend.
WATERLOO — Two Waterloo Community Schools’ parking lots will be upgraded this summer.
WATERLOO — Waterloo Community Schools’ property tax rate is set to drop for the fifth-straight year in the 2019-20 budget.
WATERLOO — A $213,700 contract to remove asbestos from the former Longfellow School was recently approved by the Board of Education.
WATERLOO — The statewide 1 percent sales tax has been a boon for public schools, with much of the proceeds put into remodeling and rebuilding them.
WATERLOO — The former Longfellow School could be demolished by the time students are out of classes for summer break.
WATERLOO — A portion of the former Logan Middle School property will become the site of a medical office.
WATERLOO — Superintendent Jane Lindaman earned a $9,400 raise based on how Waterloo Community Schools measured up to a set of performance crit…
WATERLOO — Superintendent Jane Lindaman’s contract renewal will come before the Board of Education Monday.