Broken Arrow Board of Education Names New Administrators

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The Broken Arrow Public Schools Board of Education recently named several key administrators to serve in leadership positions at one of the district’s 27 sites for the 2018-2019 school year. Each of the positions was filled by individuals who are currently on staff.

Amy Gann – Oliver Middle School Assistant Principal

Ms. Amy Gann joined BAPS in 2006. She previously served as an assistant principal at Centennial Middle School and will now serve as the assistant principal at Oliver Middle School. The vacancy at Oliver was due to previous assistant principal Kristin Graves taking a position as the principal at Centennial Middle School.

Ashley Bowser – Executive Director of Student Information Services

Mr. Ashley Bowser joined BAPS in 2001. He previously served as the principal at Centennial Middle School and is now the executive director of student information services. He will develop procedures and policies related to gathering and managing student data.

Crystal Barber – Junior Principal at Broken Arrow High School

Ms. Crystal Barber joined BAPS in 2016. She previously served as an assistant principal at the Freshman Academy and will now become the junior principal at Broken Arrow High School. The vacancy at the high school was due to Dr. Kim Garrett taking a position as the district’s director of high school academics.

Dr. Kim Garrett – Director of High School Academics 

Dr. Kim Garrett joined BAPS in 2017. She previously served as the junior principal at Broken Arrow High School and will now become the director of high school academics. Dr. Garrett will manage, organize and develop the day-to-day operations of Broken Arrow High School’s instructional and academic programming.

Kristin Graves – Centennial Middle School Principal

Ms. Kristin Graves joined BAPS in 2016. She previously served as the assistant principal at Oliver Middle School and will now become the principal at Centennial Middle School. The vacancy at Centennial was due to previous principal Ashley Bowser taking a position as the district’s executive director of student information services.

Kristin Henness – Director of Early Childhood Programs

Ms. Kristin Henness joined BAPS in 2011. She previously served as Oak Crest Elementary’s principal and will now serve as the director of early childhood programs. Henness will oversee the efforts of the district’s early childhood centers in developing appropriate curriculum and monitoring instructional effectiveness. She will also oversee B&A Connections and Mentoring Healthy Parents’ early childhood program.

This new position was created when Assistant Superintendent of Secondary Education Dr. Margaret Coates resigned and Assistant Superintendent Ms. Karla Dyess took over elementary and secondary school sites.

The new Oak Crest principal has not yet been identified.

Leslie Officer – Broken Arrow Freshman Academy Assistant Principal

Ms. Leslie Officer joined BAPS in 2010. She previously served as Vandever Elementary’s principal and will now serve as an assistant principal at the Freshman Academy. The vacancy at the Freshman Academy was due to previous assistant principal Crystal Barber taking the junior principal position at Broken Arrow High School.

The new Vandever principal has not yet been identified.

Tom Hoeffner II- Oneta Ridge Principal

Mr. Tom Hoeffner II joined BAPS in 2010. He previously served as the sophomore principal at Broken Arrow High School and will now become the principal at Oneta Ridge Middle School. The vacancy at Oneta Ridge Middle School was due to previous principal Mickey Replogle taking the sophomore principal position at Broken Arrow High School.

Mickey Replogle – Sophomore Principal at Broken Arrow High School

Mr. Mickey Replogle joined BAPS in 2011. He previously served as Oneta Ridge Elementary’s principal and will now become Broken Arrow High School’s sophomore principal.

In addition, Mr. Ken Ellett was promoted to executive director of student services, and Mr. Steve Dunn was hired as the executive director of athletics. More information about Ellett and Dunn can be found at http://bit.ly/BAStudentServices.

 


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