Mason Public Schools offers superintendent job to Novi schools administrator

Students at Mason Superior Faculty head into university for the initially day of school, Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2021.

MASON — The Mason General public Schools Board of Training has chosen the human being customers hope will become the upcoming superintendent.

At a conference Wednesday, the board voted to supply the district’s superintendent work to Gary Kinzer. Kinzer is the assistant superintendent of human assets at Novi Local community Educational institutions, in accordance to a message from Board of Training President Kurt Creamer.

Kinzer was chosen over Matthew Stuard, executive director of curriculum at Mason Public Universities, and Kevin Dufresne, principal at Mason Community Schools’ Steele Elementary.

Kinzer worked in Okemos for 24 several years in advance of taking his latest placement in Novi.

In 1993, Kinzer started off his education and learning career as an English instructor at Imlay Metropolis Significant School, element of Imlay City Group Colleges. He moved to Okemos Higher School in 1994 to choose a work as an Okemos Higher Faculty English teacher, a part he held by way of 1999.

Kinzer served as Kinawa Center School assistant principal and athletic director from 1999 to 2006, relocating on to turn out to be Hiawatha Elementary College principal from 2006 to 2017, when he remaining for Novi.

Kinzer’s wife, Marcy, worked for Mason General public Schools for more than 14 a long time.

“I have a very long leadership established of ordeals that I consider have experienced me to do this function,” Kinzer stated all through his very first job interview on Might 24. “In all of individuals positions, I’ve experienced opportunities to do all types of points that have prepared me to be an helpful superintendent.”

Even with a career spanning almost a few many years, Kinzer isn’t going to approach to retire in the speedy future.

“Whilst I’ve experienced a lengthy job, I have a long way to go,” Kinzer claimed. “I have a whole lot of electrical power. I’m nowhere near the finish of my profession.”

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This write-up initially appeared on Lansing Condition Journal: Mason school board features superintendent publish to Novi college administrator