USD 487 Names New Superintendent
The USD 487 Board of Education has announced the selection of Ron Wilson, as the new superintendent. Mr. Wilson will begin his duties on July 1, 2017, following the resignation of interim Superintendent, Dr. Denis Yoder at the end of the 2016-17 school year.
Ron Wilson has broad educational experience, as a teacher and administrator. He is currently serving as middle school principal of Abilene USD 435 since 1999, where he oversees 40 staff... members and 375 students. Previously, Mr. Wilson was K-8 principal at Delphos from 1997-1999 after serving there as elementary teacher and coach since 1987.
Board President Ben Meyer says that Ron Wilson emerged from a very thorough search process as the right candidate to lead the District. “The Board is certain in our choice of Mr. Wilson and confident that under his leadership USD 487 will continue the progressive moves forward in the education of our young citizens of Herington and the surrounding area. I am honored to have been a part of this process, and believe that all persons involved contributed to the success of the search.”
Mr. Meyer explained that staff and community input was a key factor in the success of the superintendent search process.