Waterloo superintendent contract extended to 2022

WATERLOO, Iowa (KWWL) – Dr. Jane Lindaman will serve as the superintendent of Waterloo Community Schools until 2022.

The Waterloo Schools Board of Birectors voted 6-0 with one member absent.

“Waterloo Schools is the only district in Iowa requiring the superintendent’s salary increases to be tied annually to this performance-based approach,” said the district in a news release.

The releases also listed the following achievements under Lindaman’s supervision:

  • -Graduation rate at all-time high of 84.24%
  • -Highest gains in literacy of any urban district and most districts of any size
  • -Racial achievement gap reduced for graduation and literacy rates to smallest ever
  • -$17 million Waterloo Career Center (WCC) renovation
  • -25% of students taking college courses in high school
  • -92% parents satisfied with district based on survey
  • -19 business partnerships with WCC securing over $100,000 annually
  • -Lindaman did over 100 speaking engagements in the community
  • -National Merit scholar from Waterloo Schools
  • -Revamping behavior practices and procedures

Lindaman became superintendent in 2014.

Taylor Vessel

Taylor Vessel

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