Montrose County RE-1J to Pick Superintendent

Mar 29th @ 10:40 am in News by Scott Staley

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MONTROSE COUNTY – The public is invited to attend the special Montrose RE-1J School Board meeting tonight where they are expected to select their new superintendent. The meeting begins at 6:00p at the School Board Room in the administration office building (930 Colorado Ave). There are three candidates vying for the position currently held by George Voorhis.


((Previously reported March 24, 2011 @ 10:31a)) Tomorrow is the Montrose County RE-1J School District (Montrose & Olathe schools) meet & greet with 3 superintendent finalists. Current Superintendent, George Voorhis is set to retire at the end of the school year.


Montrose County School District Re-1J successfully chose three finalists from 13 applicants for the Superintendent position last week.  They hope to secure the position by April 12, 2011 with a July 1, 2011 starting date.

The school board, using screening criteria established through focus groups conducted with staff, parents and community members selected the following candidates as finalists to be interviewed on March 25 & 26, 2011.

  • Tammy Clementi, Turnaround Manager, Colorado Department of Education, CO
  • Mark MacHale, Superintendent, Dolores RE-4A School District, CO
  • Jeff Perry, Superintendent, Wise County School Division, Wise, VA