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Kalispell School Board to Select Finalists for Superintendent Job
The school board is narrowing down the field of nine applicants at tonight's meeting
The Kalispell School District board of trustees is in the process of finding Superintendent Darlene Schottle’s replacement and tonight will select finalists for the position.

Schottle is retiring in June and her replacement is slated to be hired in the coming months.

At tonight's meeting at Kalispell Middle School at 7 p.m., the school board is narrowing down the field of nine applicants. The position attracted five in-state applicants: Randy Cline, superintendent from Frenchtown; Kim Harding, superintendent from Sheridan; Thomas Moore, assistant superintendent from Great Falls; and J.T. Stroder, superintendent from Gardiner.

The other applicants are: Peter Mortenson, middle school principal from Bridgton, Maine; Glenn Gelbrich, superintendent from Juneau, Alaska; Mark Flatau, superintendent from Cle Elum-Roslyn, Wash.; Gary Carpenter, high school principal from Elmira, Ore.; and Deborah Akers, superintendent from W. Va.

Columbia Falls is also in the process of finding a new school superintendent. Mike Nicosia is retiring in June after 20 years as superintendent. The application deadline is Jan. 10.

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