MAPS welcomes two new administrators
Merrill Area Public Schools is pleased to announce the hiring of two new Central Office Administrators for the 2019-2020 school year.
Edward “Eddie” Then has been hired as the new Director of Human Resources. Eddie has over six years of experience as a high school Math Teacher and was recently the Business Manager for the School District of Crandon for the past four and a half years.
Eddie is a graduate of Lakeland Union High School and earned his Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire. Eddie earned his Master’s Degree from the University of Wisconsin – Whitewater, receiving his certification in School Business Management.
Eddie enjoys motorcycling, the outdoors, and spending time with his family. Eddie looks forward to growing with MAPS and adding value to the district around HR processes, data analysis, and strategic decision making. While he has no historic quote, he stated in his interview that people’s lives are made of the choices they make so it is important to make good decisions every day that help family, friends, and the greater good
.Glenda Oginski has been hired as the new Director of Curriculum and Instruction for the district. Glenda was recently the Elementary Principal at Kate Goodrich Elementary School. She is a Kentucky native and has been a resident of Wisconsin for the past 6 years. She began teaching as a Title I Teacher, and has taught all grades and content areas 1-5 over the course of 16 years.
Glenda holds a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education, a Master’s Degree in Elementary Education Rank II from Western Kentucky University and a Masters Degree in Instructional Leadership from Eastern Kentucky University.
Glenda enjoys spending time outdoors with her family. Her favorite outdoor activity is fishing with her husband on Indian Lake. Glenda looks forward to working with staff to create processes that will continue to improve student achievement.
“Each of our new central office administrators bring excellent experience and a high level of skill to their respective positions,” said Superintendent Dr. John Sample. “They are remarkable additions to our team and I am anxious for them to take their positions to the next level in the interest of student achievement.”