Senior Leadership Team and Offices at a Glance

Charles City Community Schools utilizes a Senior Leadership Team that is responsible for leading and advancing the vision, mission, and values of our family. The Senior Leadership Team is comprised of the six campus administrators, five directors, and the superintendent. The role of the Senior Leadership Team is to be a foundational and servant-hearted team that has a relentless focus on our vision of engage, inspire, and empower and our mission of regardless of who you are and what your story is, you can learn and be loved here. Below is a listing of the members of the Senior Leadership Team and their responsibilities

Charles City Community Schools Campuses and Senior Leadership

Charles City High School
Bryan Jurrens, Principal
Larry Wolfe, Associate Principal


641-257-6510
highschool@charlescityschools.org

Bryan Jurrens
Bryan Jurrens

District Lead for:
Counselors
Equity and Social Justice
Level 1 Investigator
Talented and Gifted

Larry Wolfe
Larry Wolfe

District Lead for:
Health/Wellness
Virtual/Personalized Learning
Special Education

Charles City Middle School
Joe Taylor, Principal
Tom Harskamp, Associate Principal


641-257-6530
middleschool@charlescityschools.org

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Joe Taylor

District Lead for:
Success Center
Special Education

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Thomas Harskamp

District Lead for: 
PBIS
Compliance
Safety

Lincoln Elementary School
Marcia DeVore, Principal


641-257-6560
lincoln@charlescityschools.org

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Marcia DeVore

District Lead for:
English Language Learning
Title 1
Compliance
Level 1 Investigator 

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Washington Elementary School
Kara Shannon, Principal


641-257-6570
washington@charlescityschools.org

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Kara Shannon

District Lead for:
PBIS
Health/Wellness

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Charles City Community Offices and Senior Leadership
 

Office of Schools and Learning
Mike Fisher, Director and Superintendent of Schools
Administrative Support, Paige Elsbernd

The Office of Schools and Learning is responsible for the teaching, learning, curriculum, Teacher Leadership Team, and
coaching/evaluation of the campus administrators and senior leadership team. This office is the direct support and oversight
of the individual school campuses for vision, mission, and core values. This office also includes the Office of Talent which oversees
all areas of human resources/capital. This office also includes Food Service.


641-257-6500
superintendent@charlescityschools.org

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Mike Fisher

District Lead for:
English Language Learning

 

Office of Finance
Terri O’Brien, Director of Finance
Administrative Support, Tricia Bahlmann

The Office of Finance is responsible for the support of our students through sustainable and equitable use of financial resources. 


641-257-6500
finance@charlescityschools.org

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Terri O'Brien

 

Office of Operations
Jerry Mitchell, Director of Operations
Administrative Support, Sam Gaston

The Office of Operations is responsible for school facilities, transportation, custodial services, and maintenance of our campuses.
This office also coordinates with the Office of Communications for campus safety.


641-257-6590
operations@charlescityschools.org

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Jerry Mitchell

Office of Communications and Community Engagement
Justin DeVore, Director of Communications
Administrative Support, Lisa Miller

The Office of Communications and Community Engagement is responsible for internal and external communications for our organization.
This office is responsible for branding, first impressions, our invitational focus, recruitment/retention, proactive/urgent communications,
and external community engagement. 

 

641-257-6500
communications@charlescityschools.org

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Justin DeVore

District Lead for:
Safety
Foster Grandparents

Office of Activities
Todd Forsyth, Director of Activities
Administrative Support, Julie Ritter

The Office of Activities is responsible for all athletics, performing arts, and student organizations. This office also coordinates with the Office of Operations for facility rentals and use. 


641-257-6510
activities@charlescityschools.org

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Todd Forsyth

Office of Technology
April Hanson, Director of Technology
Administrative Support, John Carpenter

The Office of Technology is responsible for all technology, software, hardware, and integration for the school district. They provide support for computer, technology, software, and phones. They work in conjunction with our campus administrative support and media technology staff to support all students. 

 

641-257-6585
technology@charlescityschools.org

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April Hanson