The USD 490 Board of Education approved the hiring of Kathy Robertson as the new Executive Director of Fiscal and Support Services beginning July 1, 2019.
Robertson is currently in her third year as superintendent of USD 298 in Lincoln, Kansas.
Before taking on the role of superintendent, Robertson worked for three years as the Assistant Director of the ANW Special Education Cooperative. Prior to that she was an Interrelated Teacher for one year in Derby Middle School, a Principal at Pike Valley High School for three years, and an Interrelated Teacher in Valley Center High School for six years.
Robertson completed her Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education with an emphasis in Special Education from McPherson College in 2002. She earned her Master of Arts in School Administration from Baker University in 2007, and finished a District Licensure Program through Wichita State University in 2012.
Her background in leadership, school operations, and working with a district budget will make her a great asset to the USD 490 team.