Amy LaDue has been named Eastern Carver County Schools’ assistant superintendent starting July 1. She fills the position currently held by Clint Christopher, who will be superintendent July 1. LaDue earned the position after a thorough interview process that began with more than 50 applicants, included multiple rounds of interviews with various stakeholders and tours of district schools. LaDue currently is Director of Teaching and Learning at Owatonna Public Schools. She has held positions as K-12 curriculum and instruction coordinator, principal of a 6th grade school and an elementary school. She was Title I coordinator and an elementary teacher with Owatonna, and also was an adjunct professor at Southwest State University.

LaDue’s experience in these roles includes working closely with teachers and principals to build teaching and leadership capacities. She has spearheaded many initiatives around curriculum adoption and leadership development at Owatonna. She played a role in developing community partnerships that support school and district initiatives, including a successful referendum. With Eastern Carver County Schools, LaDue will oversee day-to-day implementation of the district’s curriculum and support schools and school administrators as they continue personalizing learning across the district. LaDue’s broad experience was a great fit with the direction in which Eastern Carver County Schools is headed. We are proud to welcome Amy to our community of learners, teachers and all who work to benefit young people.