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Board of Education Selects Three Finalists for Superintendent


Dr. Michael Argabright
Dr. Argabright has served as Superintendent of Schools of Southern Lyon County USD 252 in Hartford, Kan., since 2006. Prior to his time in USD 252, Dr. Argabright was a teacher, coach, athletic director, assistant principal and principal in Eureka USD 389 from 1990-2006. Dr. Argabright holds his doctorate in educational leadership, masters in sports administration, and bachelors in physical education, all from Wichita State University.

Dr. Jessica Dain
Dr. Dain currently works as Assistant Superintendent of Support Services of Olathe Public Schools, having served in that role since 2018. Dr. Dain also served as the Assistant Superintendent of Teaching and Learning for Olathe from 2015-2018. Prior to working in Olathe, Dr. Dain worked as a teacher, assistant principal, principal, and director in the DeSoto, Blue Valley, and Shawnee Mission school districts. Dr. Dain holds her doctorate in Educational Leadership from Saint Louis University, as well as her master’s degree in educational administration and bachelor’s degree in English and physical education, both from Emporia State University.

Mr. Darrel Kohlman
Mr. Kohlman has served as the Superintendent of Schools of Nemaha Central Schools USD 115 in Seneca, Kan., since 2010. Prior to his work at USD 115, Mr. Kohlman worked as superintendent, principal, and science teacher in Bucklin USD 459, Hillsboro USD 410, and Twin Valley USD 240. Mr. Kohlman holds his master’s degree in educational administration and bachelor’s degree in biology, both from Emporia State University.