Recap: Rochester School Board selects Kent Pekel to be next superintendent
Follow along with education reporter Jordan Shearer at the Rochester School Board special session.
The Rochester School Board has selected Dr. Kent Pekel to be the interim superintendent. Pekel has accepted the offer pending contract negotiations, Board Chair Jean Marvin said.
The three finalists were:
- Dr. John Thein, director of finance, Stillwater Area Public Schools
- Dr. Kent Pekel, president and CEO, Search Institute, Minneapolis
- Dr. Christina Bemboom, senior director of student support services, Eden Prairie Schools
The special session is scheduled to start at 5:30 p.m.