We are pleased you’re here Dr. Mike Jorgensen! Print
Monday, July 19 2010 09:06

Our new superintendent is a great team player!  Dr. Mike Jorgensen has hit the ground running by getting up to speed on issues and projects.  He has focused time on the Middle School renovation, Budget and Public Relations.  Dr. Jorgensen has been in the education field for the past 29 years; most recently with 13 years at Southeast Webster-Grand School District (Superintendent for 12 years & High School Principal for 1 year).  Prior to that he was School- to -Work & Tech Prep Coordinator (AEA 5, Fort Dodge), Marketing Teacher/ Coach (Perry High School), Business Education Teacher (Marshalltown High School).


His credentials include: BA degree in Human Resource Mgmt from Drake University College.  He holds Teaching Endorsements from Drake University in Business Education & PE.  He achieved a Masters Degree & Specialist from Drake in Education Administration.  He holds a doctorate in Education Administration from California Coast University in Santa Ana, California.


He plans to promote first class facilities that match the superior level of education we provide.  He also plans on spending his energy in building partnerships with neighboring school districts and educational resources in the community to expand student opportunities.  Dr. Jorgensen recently moved here with wife, Virginia, who is a branch manager for a nearby bank.  They have 2 daughters Angela, 23, Los Angeles, California and Jennifer, 20, a full time student at Grandview University.


Dr. Mike Jorgensen is a tremendous asset to our school district and we are very proud to have him in our Washington Community School family.  Welcome!