Waterloo hires 1st woman as schools superintendent

WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — Waterloo Community Schools has hired its first woman as superintendent of 10,000-student district.

The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reports (http://bit.ly/1i8AjIb ) the district’s Board of Education unanimously approved Jane Lindaman on Friday as superintendent.

Lindaman, a 46-year-old associate superintendent in the district, will replace Gary Norris, who will retire June 30.

Lindaman has worked in Waterloo schools since becoming principal of Bunger Middle School in 2005.

Board President Mike Young says he was impressed by Lindaman’s integrity and intellect, adding that she has a “fire in her belly for the children of the Waterloo schools.”

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Information from: Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier, http://www.wcfcourier.com

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