Northwestern business education alum named associate superintendent

Kirk Johnson, a 1999 business education graduate of Northwestern College, has recently been appointed as the associate superintendent of the Waukee Community School District, the fastest growing district in Iowa.

Johnson is currently in his fifth year as the principal for Waukee High School. His term as associate superintendent will begin July 1, 2016.

Johnson began his career as a business education teacher at Boyden-Hull High School, later serving in the Southeast Polk Community School District. After six years of teaching in the classroom, and earning an M.Ed. degree from the University of Nebraska, Johnson transitioned to the administrative level. He served as the middle/high school principal for Remsen-Union Community School District for six years before becoming the high school principal for the Vinton-Shellsburg district.

In 2007, Johnson earned a certificate of advanced studies from Iowa State University.