Dr. Marc Schaffer, assistant superintendent, Boulder Valley School District, Boulder, CO, has withdrawn from consideration as a finalist for the superintendent position in Osseo Area Schools.

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The remaining two finalists, Dr. Erick Pruitt and Mr. James Harris, will participate in final interviews on Tuesday, April 10.

April 10 interview/presentation schedule (all are open to the public and will be webstreamed, live cablecast, and archived on the district website)

  • 12:30 p.m.: School board interview of Dr. Erick Pruitt
  • 2:00 p.m.:  School board interview of Mr. James Harris
  • 7:00 p.m.:  Public presentation by Dr. Erick Pruitt, followed by moderated Q&A session
  • 8:00 p.m.: Public presentation by Mr. James Harris, followed by moderated Q&A session

After each interview and each presentation, audience members will have an opportunity to provide written feedback.

All interviews and the public presentations are open to the public and will be held in the Board Room of the Educational Service Center, 11200 93rd Avenue North, Maple Grove.

osseo area schools logoThe Association of School Business Officials International (ASBO) has again recognized Osseo Area Schools with a Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting. The award recognizes high-quality financial reporting and accountability through a comprehensive annual financial report that demonstrates credibility, confidence and transparency; it is the highest recognition offered by ASBO.

This award can have tangible impact by helping the district receive a better bond rating, which can be a benefit to school property tax payers. Osseo Area Schools has earned the award every year since Fiscal Year 1990.