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Superintendent Search 2024

On May 8, 2024 the Board of Education named Mrs. Kelle Bongard as the next Superintendent of Strasburg School District 31J.


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Finalist Announced (4/19/2024)

Kelle Bongard


Mrs. Bongard currently holds the esteemed position of Principal at Strasburg Elementary School. With over two decades of diverse experience in educational leadership, encompassing roles such as assistant principal, dean of students, director of learning support, classroom teacher, and educational assistant, she brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to her current role.

Reflecting on her aspiration to apply for the superintendency position, Mrs. Bongard articulated, "Having served as a principal within the 31J community, I have been deeply involved in shaping our recent vision, mission, and strategic plan. By actively engaging students, families, and staff, we have identified our core values and created our profile of a learner that is essential for student success in the years to come. I am dedicated to providing leadership that fosters the realization of our collective vision, ensuring every student reaches their fullest potential. Additionally, I have lived within the Strasburg community for 13 years and currently have children enrolled within the district. I am fully committed to the continued growth of our schools and thus our community as a whole."

Should she be appointed as the next superintendent of Strasburg 31J, Mrs. Bongard pledges to serve with honesty, integrity, and a spirit of collaboration. She firmly believes that education is a collaborative endeavor involving students, families, staff, and the wider community. With an unwavering commitment to creating enduring memories for students, Mrs. Bongard is poised to lead Strasburg 31J towards a future marked by excellence and opportunities.