Osage, Iowa – The Osage and Riceville school districts will be sharing a superintendent for the next school year.
Both districts will be sharing Osage superintendent Barb Schwamman. Both boards cite cost savings.
The Riceville School Board needed to replace its current superintendent, Steve Nicholson, who retired earlier in the year.
The Iowa Department of Education does offer incentive funds for school districts to share various management positions including superintendents, business managers and transportation directors.