The Duneland School Corporation has received notice from its Superintendent, Dr.Ginger Bolinger, of her intent to retire. In a statement to the Board of School Trustees, Bolinger gave notice of her decision. “I am extremely grateful to the Board, administrators, teachers, students and community members of the Duneland School Corporation for allowing me the opportunity to serve as your superintendent”, Bolinger stated. The past year and a half have provided the opportunity for many positive things to occur for students, due to team efforts of many individuals. “I am proud to have been a part of the growth initiatives that have taken place in our school corporation”. Bolinger cited family and health matters that deserve her attention at this time. She indicated that the Board, administrators, and teachers are in a very good position to continue work on the district’s strategic plans and move forward key initiatives that are in place.
Board President, John Marshall praised Bolinger’s tenure as superintendent of the Duneland School Corporation. “Dr. Bolinger provided leadership to evaluate many of our programs and to further develop strategic plans for the district’s future. We wish Dr. Bolinger very well in her retirement and the next chapter of her life,” Marshall stated.
Mr. Marshall indicated that no timeline has been set at this time for naming a new superintendent, but the Board will consider this procedure in the coming days. Additionally, the Board will consider the interim leadership structure and make appropriate announcements of this soon.