Hounsom Named Next RPS Superintendent

Hounsom Named Next RPS Superintendent
Posted on 11/15/2019
Mr. Craig Hounsom

PRESS RELEASE:
NOVEMBER 15, 2019

 
Mr. Craig Hounsom
ROLLA PUBLIC SCHOOLS NAMES CRAIG HOUNSOM SUPERINTENDENT STARTING JULY 2020
 
The Rolla Public Schools Board of Education is pleased to announce their selection of a new Superintendent, Mr. Craig Hounsom, proceeding the retirement of Dr. Aaron R. Zalis. Mr. Hounsom has served as Assistant Superintendent and head of Curriculum and Instruction for 11 years, with a total of 27 years served in the Rolla 31 School District. He moved to Rolla in 1993 and began his career as a Math Teacher at Rolla Junior High, later served 5 years as Assistant Principal at Rolla Middle School, and 3 years as Principal at RJH before taking on his role at the RPS Administration Office. 
Along with this succession, the board has also decided to restructure the district’s top level administrative team. Dr. Kyle Dare, current Assistant Superintendent, will take on a new role as Deputy Superintendent. The search for a new Assistant Superintendent will begin soon. Dr. Zalis will continue to lead the RPS District through the end of the 2019-20 school year.