Grant Norgaard, Superintendent
Mr. Norgaard is starting his 10th year in the District, his 14th year as a superintendent, and his 24th year as a professional educator. Mr. Norgaard has a Bachelors of Science (BS) in Elementary Education from UNL, a Masters Degree in Educational Adminstration (M.Ed.) from Wayne State College, and a Specialist's Degree in Educational Administration (Ed.S.) from UNL.
During his time in McCook, the District and its teachers have earned many academic accolades in the state for high student achievement including consecutive years of continuous growth in the area of reading. The District was recognized in 2018 by NRCSA for growth in the area of mathematics. The District boasts of two buildings that are classified as "Excellent" and two as "Great" by the Nebraska Department of Education. The District also received national recognition when McCook Elementary school was honored in 2016 with the the pristegious National Blue Ribbon award for academic excellence by the Federal Department of Education.
Mr. Norgaard has also presented at the state and national level on professional learning communities, academic excellence for all, and school change.
- District Report Card & Improvement Action Plans
- The PLC System
- The Teaching & Assessing Cycle
- Documents and Resources
- Curriculum Targets - SMART Goals
- Essentials/SMART Goal Vault
- Additional Curriculum Documents
- Research That Guides our Practice
- Did you know?
- Clarity Videos
- Grading for Learning
- All Things PLC
- OLD INFORMATION From Our 2014-2015 Accreditation Visitation
- Superintendent Contract