Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Jason Dandoy to serve as next superintendent for the Turner School District

KANSAS CITY, KAN. ---- The Turner School District's Board of Education voted unanimously during Tuesday’s meeting to approve Dr. Jason Dandoy as the Turner USD 202 Superintendent of Schools, effective July 1, 2015.

Dandoy currently serves as the Assistant Superintendent of Business and Public Relations for the district.

Dandoy succeeds Dr. Michelle Hubbard in the Superintendent position.

Hubbard dedicated 23 years of service to the Turner School District, said Board of Education President Theresa Tillery

“The district has made great strides and improvement with Dr. Hubbard’s direction and strong leadership skills. We wish her the very best and we will miss her."

“Turner USD 202 is focused on preparing our students to be college and career ready. We found the person to help us continue on our path. We are very pleased and excited to announce a person very familiar to the district, Dr. Jason Dandoy, as our new Superintendent. We have watched Dr. Dandoy grow personally and professionally during his tenure with the Turner School District. Dr. Dandoy brings his passion for education, superior knowledge, and professional attitude to lead our district forward,” Tillery added

Dandoy is a nine-year veteran of the Turner School District. In addition to his current role, he served as an elementary principal, Director of Student Services, and Director of Finance.

Prior to working in Turner, Dandoy taught in the Olathe School District and worked as a reading specialist in Sioux City, Iowa.

“Turner USD 202 is an excellent school district with a strong community and dedicated staff. I look forward to serving students, board members, families, and employees as the Turner Superintendent of Schools” Dandoy said. “It is a tremendous honor to be selected as Superintendent. I am excited about the future accomplishments we will achieve as a team.”

Dandoy earned a Ph.D. in Educational Leadership with a minor in Law and Public Administration from the University of Kansas.

He holds a Master’s degree in Educational Administration from the University of Kansas and a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from the University of Iowa.