The Red Lodge Board of Trustees spent a considerable amount of time reviewing and discussing the applicants for the Superintendent position in Red Lodge. The Trustees selected three finalists: Elliott Crump, Superintendent in Roberts, Montana; Dennis Gerke, Superintendent in Centerville, Montana; and Robert Osborne, Superintendent in Broadview, Montana.
Elliott Crump – currently serves as Superintendent in the Roberts School District. He formerly served as the Assistant Principal and Director of Instruction for the High School of Medical Science in the Bronx, NY. He was a Teacher at the High School for Medical Science and with the State Language School Zlin, in the Czech Republic. He earned his Bachelors degree from Carroll College. His Masters in Education is from Lehman College and he holds a Masters in Education Administration from the College of St. Rose in Albany, NY. His Certificate in Education Administration was earned from Rocky Mountain College.
Dennis Gerke - currently serves as the Superintendent/Principal at Centerville Schools. He served three years as the Assistant Superintendent for the Lower Yukon School District in Alaska. From 2000-2005 he served as the Superintendent/Principal and Athletic Director at Geyser Schools, Geyser, Montana. Dennis received his Bachelors degree from Rocky Mountain College, his MA from MSU-Northern in 2000 and his Administrative Certification for Educational Leadership from MSU-Bozeman in 2001.
Robert Osborne – currently serves as the Superintendent in the Broadview School District. He formerly worked as a teacher in the Lockwood School District. Robert received his Bachelors degree from Eastern Montana College, his Masters in School Administration from Grand Canyon University, and is currently working on his Superintendent Endorsement from Rocky Mountain College.
Interviews will take place on Monday, March 10, 2014. A meet and greet with the community, staff and parents will take place from 5:00 – 6:15 p.m. at the Red Lodge High School Commons Area. Interviews will take place from 6:30 – 10:00 p.m. in the Family/Consumer Science Room at Red Lodge High School.
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Montana School Boards Association
863 Great Northern Blvd., Suite 301
Office phone: (406) 442-2180
Cell phone (406) 202-2219
Red Lodge Superintendent Interview Schedule
March 10, 2014 – Monday
Tours of the District with Superintendent Mark Brajcich. Each candidate will begin their tour at the Middle School (413 S. Oakes).
12:00 – 1:30: Elliott Crump
1:30 – 3:00: Robert Osborne
3:00-4:30: Dennis Gerke
5:00 - 6:15: ALL CANDIDATES - Meet and Greet with Staff, Parents, Students and the Community, Red Lodge High School Commons Area
INTERVIEWS, Red Lodge High School, Family/Consumer Science Room
6:30 – 7:30: Robert Osborne
7:45-8:45: Elliott Crump
9:00 – 10:00: Dennis Gerke
Possible Board Deliberation following last interview
March 11, 2014 - Tuesday
6:00 p.m.: Board Deliberation (Action)