GALENA–The Galena School Board Wednesday night, Jan. 20, narrowed the field of candidates for superintendent to three:
Joseph Blessman, superintendent and high school principal in the Brimfield School District.
Gregory Herbst, superintendent of the East Dubuque School District.
Gregory Shepard, an educational consultant in the Kearney, Neb., Public School District.
The board will conduct final interviews on Friday, Jan. 29, Saturday, Jan. 30 and Monday, Feb. 1. The interviews will be in four parts with the administrative team, employees, community group and board of education all sitting down with all three finalists.
According to Chuck Korte, board president, the board hopes to make an offer in early February.
For more information, see the Jan. 27 Gazette.