Forums set for LPOSD superintendent finalists
Staff Writer | March 19, 2022 1:00 AM
Community forums are planned next week for the three finalists for the Lake Pend Oreille School District superintendent position.
The three finalists are David Dude, Becky Meyer, and Casey McLaughlin.
The community is invited to attend the forums, set to begin March 22 and held the next two nights. One candidate will be featured at each of the three forums.
The forums will be held at the Ponderay Events Center from 5-6 p.m.
Forums are set for:
• Tuesday, March 22 — David Dude
Dude of Cary, Illinois, is the chief executive officer of Compass Tree LLC.
Prior to his consulting work, Dude served as worked in school districts of varying sizes in a variety of roles. He was superintendent in a 6,000-student district, chief operations officer in a 13,000-student district, and chief technology officer in a 17,000-student district.
He holds doctorate in educational leadership and two master's degrees in education measurement and education administration from the University of Iowa.
• Wednesday, March 23 — Becky Meyer
Meyer of Rathdrum
Meyer is the current superintendent at Lakeland School District, which has 4,200 students. She has worked as an assistant superintendent, a high school and elementary school principal as well as an assistant principal.
Meyer holds a doctorate from the University of Idaho and a master of education degree from city university.
• Thursday, March 24 — Casey McLaughlin
Casey McLaughlin of Sandpoint
McLaughlin is currently director of federal programs and assistant director of teaching and learning for the Lake Pend Oreille School District in Ponderay. McLaughlin has experience as a middle school and elementary school principal.
He received an education specialist degree for superintendent from the University of Idaho and a master of education degree in education leadership from the University of Idaho.