BHS Principal Casas Moves to New Position as Senior Fellow
At its August 15 meeting, the Bettendorf Board of Education accepted the resignation of Bettendorf High School Principal Jimmy Casas. Casas recently accepted a position as a Senior Fellow with the International Center for Leadership in Education. He was under contract for the 2016/2017 school year, but the board has agreed to release him from his contract. His last day will be August 19, 2016. With his resignation and the Board's acceptance, the Board and Casas reached a mutual agreement regarding his departure. The district thanks Principal Casas for his years of service.
An interim will be appointed as high school principal for the 2016-2017 school year. The district will begin a search for a new high school principal in January 2017 with the goal of approving a hire in early spring with a start date of July 1, 2017.