Kraemer Named Superintendent of Schools

School board appointment came on Thursday.

Joseph Kraemer, currently the assistant superintendent of was appointed to the superintendent position on Thursday night. Kraemer will assume the position on April 1, the retirement date of current superintendent Dr. Kathaleen Fuchs.

“I want to thank the board for this opportunity to serve the community and students of Jefferson,” Kraemer said. “It’s a challenge I’m looking forward to.”

Kraemer has been with the district for six years as assistant superintendent. He was acting superintendent for six months before Fuchs came on board.

Fuchs, who has been with the district for just about six years, announced her retirement in . Her original retirement date was July 1, but in January, she .

Stay with Patch for an in-depth interview with Kraemer.

Paul Newman March 02, 2012 at 11:50 AM
Congrats and best of luck Mr Kraemer.
Jim Nasium March 03, 2012 at 03:12 PM
Whew! That was a long and broad search! Congrats to Mr. Kraemer. Now lets hope the Board of Ed realizes Jefferson does not need an assistant superintendent!
Jim Nasium March 03, 2012 at 03:19 PM
The Board of Ed actually paid $10,000.00 to the professional search company for this "decision"? Who knows who in this move?


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