USD 418 announces Mr. Jamie Lewis as Assistant Superintendent of McPherson Public Schools effective July 1, 2022.
Mr. Lewis comes to us from Valley Center High School, where he has served as Principal for the past fifteen years. Prior to his time in Valley Center, he served as Assistant Principal of McPherson Middle School from 2003-2007.
Dr. Shiloh Vincent, Superintendent, said of the hiring: “Mr. Lewis brings an array of experiences, skill sets, and dispositions to our leadership team. We are excited to see the positive impact he has on students, staff, and community as we bring our Vision 2025 strategic plan goals to fruition.”
Mr. Jamie Lewis began his career as a middle school science teacher at Maize Middle School in 1997. During his career, Mr. Lewis has been recognized at the local, regional, and state level for his impressive work. Key accomplishments and recognition include:
- 2013 KASSP Region IV Principal of the Year
- 2018 Valley Center Citizen of the Year
- 2018 Valley Center Police Department Certificate of Commendation
“McPherson has a rich tradition of excellence,” says Lewis. “I look forward to partnering alongside students, staff, and community in fulfilling a shared vision as we continue to build upon current initiatives, further establish a foundational framework of shared leadership, and develop new opportunities linked to the passions and interests of our youth.”
Lewis and his wife, Jamie have two adult sons, Kayden and Layton as well as a daughter-in-law, Jami. They also have two goldendoodles, Mya and Nash.